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Employment Recruiter Salary

Employment Recruiters in the United States can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $40K annually. The vast majority (84 percent) of Employment Recruiters who took the survey are female. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under one in three lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$28,093 - $62,188
(Median)
$28K
$40K
$62K
MEDIAN: $40,363
10%
50%
90%

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$10.21 - $20.86
(Median)
$10
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,093 - $62,188  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,456  
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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$25,581 - $61,602  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $20.86  
   
Overtime
$18.75 - $29.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,456  
   
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).
)
$25,581 - $61,602  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Job Description for Employment Recruiter

An employment recruiter is a person who helps to identify and lure qualified workers to work at the company the recruiter is employed by. Recruiters can work as part of a dedicated employment recruiting firm, or he or she can simply be part of a human resources department at a larger corporation. The recruiter helps to find and contact qualified workers, and he or she will often perform preliminary interviews and administer any screening tests that are required.

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Employment 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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Experience Affects Employment Recruiter Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 28%
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