Entry-Level Recruiter Salary

The average Entry-Level Recruiter earns approximately $41K annually. Cash earnings for Entry-Level Recruiters — including $10K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds and $20K in commissions at the top of the pay scale — stretch from approximately $29K to approximately $64K depending on individual performance. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. A strong majority enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. For the most part, Entry-Level Recruiters enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$30,198 - $62,373

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$11.15 - $24.87

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$30,198 - $62,373  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,271  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,873  
Commission
$1,487 - $19,759  
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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$29,494 - $64,330  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,985
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $24.87  
   
Overtime
$15.99 - $38.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,271  
   
Commission
$1,487 - $19,759  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,873  
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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$29,494 - $64,330  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 808
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Recruiter


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. Entry-Level Recruiters in search of the best pay head to Amazon.com Inc, where the median salary rolls in at $63K. Although pay is top-notch overall, it does seem to be curbed at $67K, which isn't dramatically higher than the lower-end figure of $45K. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Verizon Wireless, Randstad North America, and Kforce Professional Staffing, where Entry-Level Recruiters typically earn around $60K, $45K, or $44K, respectively.

Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at Maxim Healthcare Services ($35K), The Epitec Group ($35K), and Insight Global, Inc. ($36K).

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Recruiters, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 53 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Recruiters can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+34 percent), Washington (+25 percent), New York (+22 percent), and Los Angeles (+19 percent). Cincinnati ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 11 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 2 percent less in Charlotte and 1 percent less in Atlanta, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Recruiter Salaries

Interviewing
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Human Resources
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Recruiting
0%

Hiring
0%

National Average
$42,000

Sales
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Oral / Verbal Communication
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Employee Relations
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Marketing Communications
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 537 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

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