Human Resources (HR) Recruiter Salary

Earnings for Human Resources Recruiters in the United States come in at around $45K per year on average. Overall compensation packages to Human Resources Recruiters range from $30K on the low end to $63K on the high end; this includes bonuses that peak near $6K and profit sharing that approaches $4K, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $20K. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Human Resources Recruiters survey respondents are women (79 percent). Most Human Resources Recruiters report high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$32,716 - $63,033
(Median)
$33K
$45K
$63K
MEDIAN: $45,023
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$11.76 - $24.94
(Median)
$12
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
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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$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$32,716 - $63,033  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,964  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $4,494  
Commission
$0.00 - $20,273  
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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$29,817 - $63,310  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 545
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.76 - $24.94  
   
Overtime
$17.56 - $37.05  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,964  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,273  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $4,494  
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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$29,817 - $63,310  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 208
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Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Recruiter

A human resources (HR) recruiter oversees an organization's recruiting process. The HR recruiter handles the hiring process from beginning to end; they are responsible for advertising, posting job requisitions, qualifying and interviewing applicants, and filling out all employment paperwork. The HR recruiter sets up interviews and facilitates the interview process, as well as hires and (if needed) terminates employees.

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Human Resources (HR) 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.

Common Career Paths for Human Resources (HR) Recruiter


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As Human Resources Recruiters transition into upper-level roles such as Human Resources Manager, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Human Resources Managers earn $58K on average per year.

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Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Recruiter


Human Resources Recruiters report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Sourcing, Oral / Verbal Communication, and Full-Cycle Recruiting are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 31 percent, 11 percent, and 9 percent, respectively. Those familiar with Human Resources also tend to know Full-Cycle Recruiting and Employee Relations.

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Recruiter

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


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $41K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $49K. Human Resources Recruiters see a median salary of $46K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Human Resources Recruiters who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $45K.

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Recruiter Salaries



Late-Career
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National Average
$43,000


Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Recruiter Salaries

Sourcing
up arrow 31%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 11%



Recruiting
up arrow 3%

Employee Relations
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National Average
$43,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 120 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 19%
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