A Recruiting Assistant earns an average wage of $15.20 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Event Planning, Full-Cycle Recruiting, and Customer Service. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$29,294 - $50,106
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$29K
$38K
$50K
MEDIAN: $37,750
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$11.27 - $20.34
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$29,294 - $50,106  
   
Bonus
$389.78 - $6,994  
Profit Sharing
$800  
Commission
$2,400  
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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$25,110 - $46,785  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 97
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.27 - $20.34  
   
Overtime
$17.30 - $34.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$389.78 - $6,994  
   
Commission
$2,400  
Profit Sharing
$800  
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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$25,110 - $46,785  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 171
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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.

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Recruiting Assistant Tasks

  • 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.
  • Assist in contacting applicants to inform them of employment possibilities, consideration and selection.
  • Prepare and maintain employment records.
  • Schedule interviews and coordinate travel arrangements as necessary.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,890

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Experience Affects Recruiting Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Recruiting Assistant Salaries

Event Planning
up arrow 30%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 23%

Customer Service
up arrow 22%

Scheduling
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Software
up arrow 1%

National Average
$35,000

Sourcing
up arrow 1%

Recruiting
up arrow 3%

Office Administration
up arrow 3%

Data Entry
up arrow 7%

Human Resources
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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