A Recruiter in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $46,219 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Negotiation and Human Resources. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$32,720 - $67,323
(Median)
$33K
$46K
$67K
MEDIAN: $46,218
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$11.74 - $40.85
(Median)
$12
$18
$41
MEDIAN: $18.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$32,720 - $67,323  
   
Bonus
$750 - $9,520  
Commission
$9,721  
Total Pay (?
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$33,541 - $73,214  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 114
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $40.85  
   
Overtime
$43.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$750 - $9,520  
   
Commission
$9,721  
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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$33,541 - $73,214  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,662,238
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Experience Affects Recruiter Salaries



National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Recruiter Salaries

Negotiation
up arrow 21%

Human Resources
up arrow 11%



Sourcing
up arrow 4%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 3%

Hiring
up arrow 3%

Sales
up arrow 3%

Recruiting
up arrow 1%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 1%

National Average
$49,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 6%

Customer Service
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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