Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter Salary (United States)

An Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter earns an average salary of $41,680 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Sourcing and Interviewing.
Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter Total Pay (?
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$29,840 - $66,709
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $41,679
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Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter Total Pay (?
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$10.57 - $25.16
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,840 - $66,709  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,229  
Profit Sharing
$618 - $14,544  
Commission
$1,487 - $25,492  
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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$29,058 - $70,196  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,374
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.57 - $25.16  
   
Overtime
$14.83 - $36.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,229  
   
Commission
$1,487 - $25,492  
Profit Sharing
$618 - $14,544  
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).
)
$29,058 - $70,196  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,374
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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New York
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Philadelphia
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San Diego
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Milwaukee
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Raleigh
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National Average
$42,000
Minneapolis
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Dallas
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Portland
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Columbus
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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

Sourcing
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Interviewing
up arrow 12%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 5%
Recruiting
up arrow 4%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%
Hiring
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Microsoft Office
0%
National Average
$42,000
Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%
Full-Cycle Recruiting
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Oral / Verbal Communication
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Sales
up arrow 7%
Human Resources
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Customer Service
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
68%
female alumni
 
Male
32%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
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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