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Recruiting Coordinator Salary

Earnings for Recruiting Coordinators in the United States come in at around $43K annually on average. Total cash compensation to Recruiting Coordinators approaches anywhere from $31K on the lower end to $58K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $5K from bonuses and upwards of $3K from profit sharing. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by the specific employer, followed by geography and tenure. A strong majority enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Women make up the vast majority of Recruiting Coordinators (87 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Job satisfaction for Recruiting Coordinators is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$32,288 - $56,435
(Median)
$32K
$43K
$56K
MEDIAN: $42,557
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$13.68 - $25.74
(Median)
$14
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$32,288 - $56,435  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,922  
Profit Sharing
$98.26 - $3,097  
Commission
$0.00 - $11,635  
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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$31,124 - $57,674  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 843
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.68 - $25.74  
   
Overtime
$19.03 - $39.36  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,922  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $11,635  
Profit Sharing
$98.26 - $3,097  
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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$31,124 - $57,674  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 571

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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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At the upper end, Recruiting Coordinators who move into a Recruiting Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Recruiting Managers is a much higher $65K per year. It is not unusual for a Recruiting Coordinator to become a Human Resources Generalist or a Recruiter.

Recruiting Coordinator Job Listings

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Popular Employer Salaries for Recruiting Coordinator


Recruiting Coordinators flock to Amazon.com Inc for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $47K lead the pack in compensation.

Popular Skills for Recruiting Coordinator


Survey takers working as Recruiting Coordinators report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Event Planning, Oral / Verbal Communication, and Full-Cycle Recruiting are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent, 8 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Customer Service and Social Media Marketing. Those familiar with Microsoft Excel also tend to know Recruiting.

Pay by Experience Level for Recruiting Coordinator

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


For Recruiting Coordinators, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $41K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $46K. Recruiting Coordinators bring in $48K after working for 10 to 20 years. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Recruiting Coordinator with more than 20 years of experience can earn $51K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


California is a land of opportunity for Recruiting Coordinators. The state is home to the top three paying cities in the field, with San Francisco, Mountain View, and Palo Alto all offering salaries above the national rate.

Recruiting Coordinator Reviews

What is it like working as a Recruiting Coordinator?

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
$42,000


Skills That Affect Recruiting Coordinator Salaries

Event Planning
up arrow 21%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 8%

Scheduling
up arrow 4%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 4%

Recruiting
up arrow 3%

Human Resources
up arrow 2%

Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
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Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
0%

National Average
$42,000

Microsoft Outlook
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Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 12%

Customer Service
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 262 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 19%