College Recruiter Salary

Median pay for College Recruiters in the United States is around $41K per year. More than half of College Recruiters (64 percent) survey participants are women. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most College Recruiters. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$29,854 - $60,366
MEDIAN: $41,053

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$30,051 - $60,987  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 89
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Job Description for College Recruiter

  • Surface candidates and develop networks to ensure constant flow of qualified candidates using web-based tools, agencies and recruiting contractors.
  • Evaluate employment factors such as job experience, education, training, and skills pertinent to the role.
  • Prepare applicant assessment.
  • Conduct interviews to recruit prospective employees and refers job applicants to specific job openings.
  • Check applicant's employment references.

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Survey takers who work as College Recruiters usually report a few specific skills. Recruiting and Sales are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 15 percent and 11 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Public Speaking.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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Skills That Affect Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.


64 %
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 8%