Recruiting Coordinator Salary

The average Recruiting Coordinator in the United States earns approximately $43K annually. With some bonuses approaching $6K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $8K, overall incomes of Recruiting Coordinators spread between $32K and $59K depending on individual performance. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is the company, though geography and years of experience have a (lesser) impact as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Recruiting Coordinators. The vast majority of Recruiting Coordinators (83 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$33,299 - $60,178
$33K
$43K
$60K
MEDIAN: $43,491
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$14.38 - $25.49
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MEDIAN: $19.21
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$33,299 - $60,178  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,700  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,000  
Commission
$6,000  
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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$31,682 - $59,138  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 808
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.38 - $25.49  
   
Overtime
$21.41 - $38.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,700  
   
Commission
$6,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,000  
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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$31,682 - $59,138  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 658

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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

  • 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.
  • Schedule interviews, handle travel arrangements and reference checks and personnel changes.
  • Maintain applicant database.

Common Career Paths for Recruiting Coordinator


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Recruiting Coordinators sometimes assume positions such as Senior Recruiters. That role pays $69K per year on average. It is quite typical for Recruiting Coordinators to transition into roles as Human Resources Generalists or Recruiters, where reported median earnings are $5K and $4K higher per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Recruiting Coordinator


Salary cannot be beat at Amazon.com Inc, where median pay comes to $51K. The range seems somewhat confined, however; the lower end sits at $40K, and the higher end is not far away at $63K.

Popular Skills for Recruiting Coordinator


Recruiting Coordinators seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Oral / Verbal Communication, Scheduling, Applicant Tracking System Software, and Human Resources are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Social Media Marketing, Microsoft Word, and Windows Operating System General Use. Those proficient in Microsoft Office are, more often than not, also skilled in Microsoft Excel and Recruiting. Most people who know Human Resources also know Recruiting and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Recruiting Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Recruiting Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Recruiting Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 1,311 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Recruiting Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 187 salaries. An experienced Recruiting Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 76 salaries. A Recruiting Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,614

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Home to some of the best pay for Recruiting Coordinators, Palo Alto offers exceptional salaries, 31 percent above the national average. Recruiting Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+27 percent), New York (+16 percent), Washington (+12 percent), and Houston (+11 percent). With compensation 9 percent below the national average, Nashville is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Dallas (6 percent less) and Austin (5 percent less).

Recruiting Coordinator Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Recruiting Coordinator

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 170 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Recruiting Coordinator Salaries

▲19%

▲14%

▲11%

National Average
$43,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Recruiting Coordinator Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲7%

▲3%




Full-Cycle Recruiting
▼0%

National Average
$43,000


▼1%

▼2%






Social Media Marketing
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 170 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 18%
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