Executive Recruiter Salary (United States)

An Executive Recruiter earns an average salary of $54,691 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Executive Recruiter Salary (?
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$30,924 - $99,882
(Median)
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100K
MEDIAN: $54,690
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Executive Recruiter Salary (?
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$12.18 - $51.06
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,924 - $99,882  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,652  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $22,500  
Commission
$0.00 - $50,000  
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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$36,109 - $116,504  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 341
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.18 - $51.06  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $75.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,652  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $50,000  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $22,500  
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).
)
$36,109 - $116,504  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Job Description for Executive Recruiter

An executive recruiter is responsible for connecting executives with available positions. They may work at a recruiting agency or at a company that hires executives directly. The executive recruiter may be responsible for developing new ways to find and obtain talent, helping determine if new positions need to be opened within their company, and working with other hiring agencies in order to expand the searches. They need to search for and contact senior-level talent either within the company or beyond; this also involves continuously performing research as the markets change in order to determine what type of talent is needed at the company and what sort of needs must be fulfilled.
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Executive 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 Executive Recruiter

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

Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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Atlanta
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Chicago
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Columbus
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Houston
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New York
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Denver
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National Average
$62,000
Los Angeles
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San Diego
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Experience Affects Executive Recruiter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 56%
National Average
$62,000

Skills That Affect Executive Recruiter Salaries

Sourcing
up arrow 2%
Recruiting
up arrow 1%
National Average
$62,000
Sales
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 28%