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College Recruiter Salary

Earnings for College Recruiters in the United States come in at around $42K annually on average. Women make up the majority of College Recruiters (62 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,884 - $60,476
MEDIAN: $41,713

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$29,884 - $60,476  
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$30,102 - $61,267  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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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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Job skills reported by College Recruiters are limited. Sales and Public Speaking are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Public Speaking.

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Experience Affects College Recruiter Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect College Recruiter Salaries

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National Average

Public Speaking
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.


62 %
38 %

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: 87% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 11%