A Recruiter in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $52,722 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$35,324 - $75,219
$35K
$53K
$75K
MEDIAN: $52,722
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$11.74 - $32.68
$12
$16
$33
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

Local Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$35,324 - $75,219  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,088  
Commission
$14,900  
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).
)
$30,796 - $81,166  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 86
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $32.68  
   
Overtime
$33.97  
Local Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,088  
   
Commission
$14,900  
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).
)
$30,796 - $81,166  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Employment Recruiter Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Recruiter

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Recruiter

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Recruiter Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 24%


National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Recruiter Salaries





Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Software
up arrow 1%

National Average
$52,000

Human Resources
up arrow 2%

Negotiation
up arrow 4%

up arrow 5%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 6%

Sales
up arrow 11%


Customer Service
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 11%
ADVERTISEMENT