Entry-Level Recruiter Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Recruiters lies in the neighborhood of $42K per year. With some bonuses approaching $11K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $10K, overall incomes of Entry-Level Recruiters spread between $30K and $65K depending on individual performance. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$30,436 - $62,995
(Median)
$30K
$42K
$63K
MEDIAN: $41,540
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$11.31 - $24.99
(Median)
$11
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$30,436 - $62,995  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,168  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,983  
Commission
$1,937 - $20,067  
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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$29,685 - $65,026  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 3,731
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.31 - $24.99  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.25  
Overtime
$15.27 - $38.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,168  
   
Commission
$1,937 - $20,067  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,983  
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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$29,685 - $65,026  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,011
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Dominating the field, Aerotek, TEKsystems, Inc, Kelly Services, Inc., Adecco, and Insight Global, Inc. are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Entry-Level Recruiters. Although salaries only range from $59K to just $98K, Amazon.com Inc still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $65K. Verizon Wireless, Robert Half International Inc., and ManpowerGroup also offer top salaries for Entry-Level Recruiters. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $60K, $44K, and $44K, respectively.

Entry-Level Recruiters will find the worst pay at The Epitec Group, where the median salary crawls in at $35K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $49K, leaving little room for growth. Other low-paying employers include Insight Global, Inc. at $36K and Express Employment Professionals at $38K, though some Entry-Level Recruiters there earn up to $50K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,429

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For Entry-Level Recruiters, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Recruiters will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+34 percent), New York (+29 percent), Washington (+27 percent), and Los Angeles (+18 percent). In Philadelphia, salaries are 2 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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Skills That Affect Recruiter Salaries

Interviewing
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Hiring
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Human Resources
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Recruiting
0%

Customer Relations
0%

National Average
$42,000

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Oral / Verbal Communication
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Bilingual
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 657 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

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