An average Entry-Level Recruiter can expect to take home roughly $43K per year. Including potential for bonuses, profit sharing and commission — peaking near $12K, $10K, and $20K, respectively — total cash payment to Entry-Level Recruiters can bottom out near $30K or top out at around $66K. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$31,119 - $63,994
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$64K
MEDIAN: $42,847
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$11.86 - $25.29
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$31,119 - $63,994  
   
Bonus
$389.78 - $12,176  
Profit Sharing
$-0.48 - $10,119  
Commission
$2,048 - $20,186  
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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$30,098 - $65,889  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 3,089
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.86 - $25.29  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.20  
Overtime
$15.45 - $36.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$389.78 - $12,176  
   
Commission
$2,048 - $20,186  
Profit Sharing
$-0.48 - $10,119  
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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$30,098 - $65,889  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 873
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Dominating the field, Aerotek, Insight Global, Inc., TEKsystems, Inc, Kelly Services, Inc., and Amazon.com Inc are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Entry-Level Recruiters. Entry-Level Recruiters flock to Amazon.com Inc for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $76K lead the pack in compensation; however, Amazon.com Inc also provides employees with a wide spectrum of compensation ranging from $52K at one end to $99K at the other end. Entry-Level Recruiters can also look forward to large paychecks at Verizon Wireless ($60K), Kelly Services, Inc. ($45K), and Aerotek ($44K).

Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $30K to just $46K — but Insight Global, Inc. offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $37K. Other low-paying employers include Express Employment Professionals at $37K and TEKsystems, Inc at $39K, though some Entry-Level Recruiters there earn up to $72K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,448

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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 (+33 percent), New York (+31 percent), Washington (+26 percent), and Los Angeles (+14 percent). Charlotte ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 7 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Dallas (5 percent lower) and Milwaukee (4 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Recruiter Salaries



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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 508 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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