Entry-Level Recruiter Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Recruiters is around $41K per year. Incomes of Entry-Level Recruiters vary widely depending on performance components; bonuses and profit sharing that can occasionally exceed $10K cause paychecks to spread between $29K on the low end and $64K on the high end. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Entry-Level Recruiters report high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$30,157 - $62,432
(Median)
$30K
$41K
$62K
MEDIAN: $41,117
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$11.18 - $24.88
(Median)
$11
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $15.00
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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
$30,157 - $62,432  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,222  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,884  
Commission
$1,229 - $19,700  
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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$29,458 - $64,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,909
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.18 - $24.88  
   
Overtime
$15.91 - $38.30  
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 - $10,222  
   
Commission
$1,229 - $19,700  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,884  
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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$29,458 - $64,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 791
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Recruiter


Leading companies who hire large numbers of Entry-Level Recruiters include Aerotek, TEKsystems, Inc, Adecco, Kelly Services, Inc., and Insight Global, Inc. Although the highest salaries can be found at Amazon.com Inc where median pay is $63K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $45K and $67K. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Verizon Wireless, Kforce Professional Staffing, and Randstad North America, top-paying firms where Entry-Level Recruiters rake in a comfortable $60K, $44K, or $44K, respectively.

Adecco Employment Services, Maxim Healthcare Services, and Insight Global, Inc. also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $35K, $35K, and $36K-paychecks on average.

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 (+32 percent), Washington (+25 percent), New York (+24 percent), and Los Angeles (+21 percent). Columbus is the lowest-paying area, 3 percent south of the national average.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Recruiter Salaries

Interviewing
up arrow 19%





Human Resources
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Recruiting
0%

Hiring
0%

National Average
$42,000

Sales
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Employee Relations
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Marketing Communications
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 542 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 19%
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