The average pay for a Recruiter is $44,395 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Full-Cycle Recruiting is associated with high pay for this job.
Recruiter Total Pay (?
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$30,620 - $69,033
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MEDIAN: $44,394
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Recruiter Total Pay (?
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$11.36 - $33.54
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,620 - $69,033  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,201  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,987  
Commission
$511 - $20,583  
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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$30,453 - $73,173  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,541
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.36 - $33.54  
   
Overtime
$15.42 - $46.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,201  
   
Commission
$511 - $20,583  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,987  
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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$30,453 - $73,173  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,541
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Job Description for Recruiter
Recruiters work in a variety of fields, with one of the most common positions being a job recruiter. A job recruiter is hired by a particular company to find qualified employees. They often explore popular resume-posting websites and seek out qualified candidates for interviews; many recruiters often travel to job fairs and various events for job seekers. Recruiters may work for a single company or for multiple companies at once as an independent contractor.
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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.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with hiring managers to stay abreast of current and future hiring and business needs.
  • Arrange for interviews and provide travel arrangements as necessary.
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Pay by Experience Level for Recruiter
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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$45,000
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Experience Affects Recruiter Salaries

National Average
$45,000

Skills That Affect Recruiter Salaries

Hiring
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Recruiting
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National Average
$45,000
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
70%
female alumni
 
Male
30%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 20%
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