Entry-Level Recruiter Salary
An average Entry-Level Recruiter can expect to take home roughly $43K per year. Including potential for bonuses, profit sharing and commission — peaking near $12K, $10K, and $20K, respectively — total cash payment to Entry-Level Recruiters can bottom out near $30K or top out at around $66K. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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Dominating the field, Aerotek, Insight Global, Inc., TEKsystems, Inc, Kelly Services, Inc., and Amazon.com Inc are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Entry-Level Recruiters. Entry-Level Recruiters flock to Amazon.com Inc for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $76K lead the pack in compensation; however, Amazon.com Inc also provides employees with a wide spectrum of compensation ranging from $52K at one end to $99K at the other end. Entry-Level Recruiters can also look forward to large paychecks at Verizon Wireless ($60K), Kelly Services, Inc. ($45K), and Aerotek ($44K).
Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $30K to just $46K — but Insight Global, Inc. offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $37K. Other low-paying employers include Express Employment Professionals at $37K and TEKsystems, Inc at $39K, though some Entry-Level Recruiters there earn up to $72K.
Pay Difference by Location
Entry-Level Recruiters will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 53 percent. Entry-Level Recruiters will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+33 percent), New York (+31 percent), Washington (+26 percent), and Los Angeles (+14 percent). Charlotte ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 7 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Dallas (5 percent lower) and Milwaukee (4 percent lower).