Entry-Level Recruiters take home approximately $43K per year on average. Overall compensation packages to Entry-Level Recruiters range from $30K on the low end to $66K on the high end; this includes bonuses that peak near $12K and profit sharing that approaches $10K, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $20K. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Entry-Level Recruiters claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$31,265 - $63,835
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$43K
$64K
MEDIAN: $43,093
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$11.90 - $25.25
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$31,265 - $63,835  
   
Bonus
$290.87 - $12,080  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,075  
Commission
$2,460 - $20,156  
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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$30,157 - $65,605  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 3,160
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.90 - $25.25  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.20  
Overtime
$15.73 - $36.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$290.87 - $12,080  
   
Commission
$2,460 - $20,156  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,075  
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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$30,157 - $65,605  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 923

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Aerotek, Insight Global, Inc., TEKsystems, Inc, Kelly Services, Inc., and Adecco are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Entry-Level Recruiters. Although Amazon.com Inc boasts the highest average salary in town at $78K, employee compensation still varies greatly — workers can make as little as $46K or as much as $100K. Entry-Level Recruiters will also find cushy salaries at Verizon Wireless (+$60K), Kelly Services, Inc. (+$47K), and Aerotek (+$45K).

Insight Global, Inc. lags the field greatly in terms of pay, offering a median salary less than half of the top paying employer's rate ($37K). Express Employment Professionals, The Kroger Company, and ManpowerGroup also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $38K, $39K, and $39K-paychecks on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,531

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Surpassing the national average by 53 percent, Entry-Level Recruiters in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level Recruiters will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+31 percent), New York (+30 percent), Los Angeles (+14 percent), and Austin (+12 percent). Trailing the national average by 8 percent, Raleigh is the market with the smallest paychecks. Below-median salaries also turn up in Charlotte and Milwaukee (7 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Recruiter

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 541 votes.
073
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Recruiter Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 541 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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