Recruiting Coordinator Salary

Recruiting Coordinators in the United States can expect wages of $43K per year on average. Total cash incomes of Recruiting Coordinators run from $31K to $58K, depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $5K, profit sharing that reaches $8K, and some commissions of nearly $13K. While the particular city and experience level impact pay for this group, the specific employer is the most influential factor. Work is enjoyable for Recruiting Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Female Recruiting Coordinators far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$32,858 - $58,276
(Median)
$33K
$43K
$58K
MEDIAN: $43,469
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$14.03 - $25.64
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$32,858 - $58,276  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,998  
Profit Sharing
$14.90 - $8,054  
Commission
$0.00 - $13,000  
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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$31,234 - $58,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,078
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.03 - $25.64  
   
Overtime
$21.02 - $39.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,998  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $13,000  
Profit Sharing
$14.90 - $8,054  
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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$31,234 - $58,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 769
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Job Description for Recruiting Coordinator

Recruiting coordinators complete a number of human resources tasks for their organization, mainly related to recruiting, interviewing, and hiring new employees. They conduct candidate screening and set appointments as needed, as well as resolve applicant inquiries related to open positions. They provide orientation information and other data to new employees; they also file a variety of background checks, in addition to credit- or drug-related tests (which may be required depending on the organization or position). Other tasks that recruiting coordinators perform include managing recruitment communications on the web, providing accurate information about vacancies, coordinating orientation training activities, designing effective strategies for improved logistics, and attending organizational meetings. They also monitor company metrics to attract better candidates and use company resources more efficiently. Frequently, recruitment coordinators conduct employer references checks and use employment verification techniques while following specific rules and privacy standards.

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Recruiting Coordinator Tasks

  • Schedule interviews, handle travel arrangements and reference checks and personnel changes.
  • Maintain applicant database.
  • Provides overall administrative support to the employment/recruitment area, including maintaining, processing documentation and records.
  • Compile and prepares job information for advertising of open positions, online and in print.

Common Career Paths for Recruiting Coordinator


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Though not the most common occurrence, Recruiting Coordinators sometimes become Senior Recruiters, where the average income is $67K per year. Moving from a Recruiting Coordinator to Human Resources Generalist or Recruiter is a more common career path, however.

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Recruiting Coordinators in search of the best pay head to Amazon.com Inc, where the median salary rolls in at $49K. Although pay is top-notch overall, it does seem to be curbed at $60K, which isn't dramatically higher than the lower-end figure of $36K.

Popular Skills for Recruiting Coordinator


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Organizing, Oral / Verbal Communication, Scheduling, and Applicant Tracking System are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 8 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Social Media Marketing, Customer Service, and Windows Operating System General Use. The majority of those who know Microsoft Excel also know Human Resources.

Pay by Experience Level for Recruiting Coordinator

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $42K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $47K. Recruiting Coordinators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $47K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Recruiting Coordinators with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $49K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,513

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Recruiting Coordinators earn a generous sum in the state of California: In particular, Palo Alto, Mountain View, and San Francisco have higher pay rates than anywhere else in the country, each offering salaries above the national average. Dallas is the lowest-paying area, 2 percent south of the national average.

Recruiting Coordinator Reviews

What is it like working as a Recruiting Coordinator?

Recruiting Coordinator in Atlanta:
"Low Stress, plenty of aggravation."
Pros: I get to travel and meet people. No micromanaging and allowed to make my own decision.
Cons: Lack of communication, role responsibility piles up just because someone else doesn't want to do it.

Recruiting Coordinator in Atlanta:
"Low Stress, plenty of aggravation."
Pros: I get to travel and meet people. No micromanaging and allowed to make my own decision.
Cons: Lack of communication, role responsibility piles up just because someone else doesn't want to do it.

Recruiting Coordinator in Portland:
"The People Not The Job/Company."
Pros: I like the team that I work with and the dynamics within the department.
Cons: The way that the company in general manages employees.

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Experience Affects Recruiting Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$43,000


Skills That Affect Recruiting Coordinator Salaries

Organizing
up arrow 8%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 7%

Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
up arrow 2%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 2%

Human Resources
up arrow 1%

Recruiting
up arrow 1%

National Average
$43,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Outlook
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Sourcing
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 11%

Social Media Marketing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 256 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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