An Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter earns an average salary of $41,692 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter Total Pay (?
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$29,704 - $66,199
(Median)
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66K
MEDIAN: $41,692
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Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter Total Pay (?
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$10.36 - $25.40
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,704 - $66,199  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,243  
Profit Sharing
$308.13 - $8,344  
Commission
$1,012 - $28,917  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,859 - $69,926  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,387
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.36 - $25.40  
   
Overtime
$14.74 - $36.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,243  
   
Commission
$1,012 - $28,917  
Profit Sharing
$308.13 - $8,344  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,859 - $69,926  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,387
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Job Description for Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter
Employment, recruitment, or placement specialists/recruiters are in charge of finding and placing effective job candidates within their organization according to the projects' and teams' requirements. They are responsible for matching job requirements with possible personnel, conducting extensive research based on the position needs, and interacting with employers and prospective candidates. These specialists provide training opportunities as required and give detailed guidance to prospective employees regarding potential benefits and job responsibilities. Employment, recruitment, or placement specialists/recruiters also conduct appropriate drug and background checks for candidates.
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Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter Tasks
  • May be involved in writing and placing advertising for open positions in publications; online and print.
  • Source, screen and interview applicants to obtain information on work history, training, education, and job skills for open positions; may utilize ATS.
  • Arrange for interviews and provide travel arrangements as necessary.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with hiring managers to stay abreast of current and future hiring and business needs.
  • Advise managers and employees on staffing policies and procedures.
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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National Average
$42,000
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Experience Affects Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter Salaries

National Average
$42,000

Skills That Affect Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter Salaries

Recruiting
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Office
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National Average
$42,000
Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Gender
Female
69%
female alumni
 
Male
31%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 20%
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