An Executive Recruiter earns an average salary of $62,249 per year. A skill in Full-Cycle Recruiting is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$35,500 - $117,468
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$62K
$120K
MEDIAN: $62,248
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$11.23 - $78.30
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$78
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,500 - $117,468  
   
Bonus
$1,990 - $34,105  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $48,550  
Commission
$1,939 - $62,281  
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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$38,649 - $133,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 251
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$11.23 - $78.30  
   
Overtime
$71.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,990 - $34,105  
   
Commission
$1,939 - $62,281  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $48,550  
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).
)
$38,649 - $133,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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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

National Average: $73,958

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Experience Affects Executive Recruiter Salaries




National Average
$74,000


Skills That Affect Executive Recruiter Salaries



Sales
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National Average
$74,000

Recruiting
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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