Recruiting Assistant Hourly Rate

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 29 Recruiting Assistant votes.
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$11.53 - $20.75  
$15.94 - $34.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$387.83 - $6,965  
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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).
$25,233 - $48,331  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 247

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Job Description for Recruiting Assistant

Recruiting assistants are generally responsible for their company's recruiting process. Their main duties include providing support to the human resources (HR) department if they work for a specific company, creating and posting job advertisements on job websites, and scheduling and organizing interviews with potential candidates. They also prepare documents, screen tests, interview questions, and other relevant documents. Recruiting assistants must explain requirements and duties to candidates, as well as assist the recruitment specialist in screening candidates and maintain a good relationship with employees, employers, and candidates. Other tasks include keeping records of all candidates, participating in recruitment events, and maintaining internal company databases.

Recruiting assistants usually work in an office environment, often for recruiting agencies and companies that have an HR department. Most companies hire recruiting assistants to work full time, but part-time positions also exist. Depending on the company, recruiting assistants may be obligated to travel to job fairs, universities, and other sites and recruiting functions.

A bachelors degree in a relevant field is typically the minimum educational requirement for this position. Previous experience in a similar position is often required or preferred as well. Recruiting assistants should have the ability to work in teams, as well as work on their own with minimal supervision; they must also be able to multitask, prioritize assignments, and use basic computer programs such as the Microsoft Office suite. They should also have knowledge of recruiting and legal aspects of hiring processes, as well as excellent communication skills.
Recruiting Assistant Tasks
  • Prepare and maintain employment records.
  • Schedule interviews and coordinate travel arrangements as necessary.
  • Assist in contacting applicants to inform them of employment possibilities, consideration and selection.
  • Assist department in the process of filling existing and future job openings.
  • Request information from previous employers and other references to determine applicants' employment acceptability.

Key Stats


87 %
13 %
Hourly Rate
$11 - $18
Hourly Rate
$12 - $19

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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