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Entry-Level Recruiter Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Recruiters come in at around $41K per year on average. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Recruiters ranges from $30K on the lower end to $64K on the higher end; the final number includes potential for approximately $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Entry-Level Recruiters enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Entry-Level Recruiters make up most of the survey respondents at 70 percent. A fair number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,205 - $62,129
(Median)
$30K
$41K
$62K
MEDIAN: $41,123
10%
50%
90%

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$11.17 - $24.80
(Median)
$11
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $15.00
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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
$30,205 - $62,129  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,194  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,923  
Commission
$1,208 - $19,780  
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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$29,501 - $64,107  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,699
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
$11.17 - $24.80  
   
Overtime
$16.43 - $38.48  
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 - $10,194  
   
Commission
$1,208 - $19,780  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,923  
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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$29,501 - $64,107  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 733

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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Recruiter


Aerotek, TEKsystems, Inc, Kelly Services, Inc., Adecco, and Insight Global, Inc. are all popular places to work. With a median salary of $62K, Amazon.com Inc offers Entry-Level Recruiters the highest pay. However, earnings don't seem to live on a large spectrum; they generally peter out at $46K and are capped at $67K. Verizon Wireless, Kforce Professional Staffing, and Randstad North America also offer top salaries for Entry-Level Recruiters. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $60K, $44K, and $43K, respectively.

Workers at Adecco Employment Services, Maxim Healthcare Services, and Express Employment Professionals also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field — average earnings for these employers come to $35K, $35K, and $36K respectively.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Recruiters, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 52 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Recruiters will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+32 percent), Washington (+27 percent), New York (+23 percent), and Los Angeles (+20 percent). The lowest-paying market is Cincinnati, which sits 11 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Columbus and Atlanta (4 percent lower and 1 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Recruiter Salaries

Interviewing
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Human Resources
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Recruiting
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Hiring
0%

National Average
$42,000

Sales
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

Oral / Verbal Communication
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Customer Service
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Employee Relations
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Microsoft Office
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Marketing Communications
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 526 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 19%
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