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Entry-Level Recruiter Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Recruiters is around $41K per year. Cash earnings of Entry-Level Recruiters can occasionally include $10K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $29K to almost $64K. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and more than half earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Entry-Level Recruiters making up 70 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,170 - $62,274
(Median)
$30K
$41K
$62K
MEDIAN: $41,069
10%
50%
90%

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$11.16 - $24.86
(Median)
$11
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

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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
$30,170 - $62,274  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,186  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,849  
Commission
$1,204 - $19,723  
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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$29,475 - $64,231  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,555
National Hourly Rate 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$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.16 - $24.86  
   
Overtime
$16.73 - $38.71  
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.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,186  
   
Commission
$1,204 - $19,723  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,849  
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).
)
$29,475 - $64,231  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 695

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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Recruiter


Aerotek, TEKsystems, Inc, Kelly Services, Inc., Adecco, and Insight Global, Inc. are among the top companies that take on many Entry-Level Recruiters. Amazon.com Inc offers the best pay with a median salary of $63K, though salaries there don't seem that varied, bottoming out near $59K and maxing out at just $67K. Other leaders in compensation levels are Verizon Wireless at $60K, Kforce Professional Staffing at $44K, and Randstad North America, where Entry-Level Recruiters annually earn $43K.

Adecco Employment Services, Maxim Healthcare Services, and Adecco are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries, each pays $35K.

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 (+27 percent), Los Angeles (+22 percent), and New York (+22 percent). With compensation 10 percent below the national average, Cincinnati is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Atlanta (2 percent less) and Philadelphia (1 percent less).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Recruiter Salaries

Training
up arrow 20%

Interviewing
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Human Resources
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Recruiting
up arrow 1%

Hiring
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Sales
0%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
0%

National Average
$42,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
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Customer Service
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Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Marketing Communications
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 516 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 19%