Recruiting Coordinator Salary

Recruiting Coordinators in the United States pull down an average of $44K annually. Total cash compensation to Recruiting Coordinators bottoms out near $32K and approaches $59K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $6K from bonuses and almost $8K from profit sharing. While geography and tenure impact pay for this group, the company is the most influential factor. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Recruiting Coordinators who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 83 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$33,394 - $60,375
$33K
$44K
$60K
MEDIAN: $43,893
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$14.41 - $25.52
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$19
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MEDIAN: $19.13
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$33,394 - $60,375  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,844  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $7,757  
Commission
$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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$31,668 - $59,380  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 862
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.41 - $25.52  
   
Overtime
$21.41 - $38.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,844  
   
Commission
$8,000  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $7,757  
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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$31,668 - $59,380  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 717

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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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It's not very common for Recruiting Coordinators to move on to become Senior Recruiters. Average pay for a Senior Recruiter is $69K annually. Career advancement for the typical Recruiting Coordinator often leads to becoming a Human Resources Generalist or a Recruiter; median salaries in these positions are $5K higher and $3K higher, respectively.

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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


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Oral / Verbal Communication, Scheduling, Applicant Tracking System Software, and Human Resources are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Social Media Marketing, Microsoft Word, and Windows Operating System General Use. Those educated in Human Resources tend to be well versed in Recruiting and Microsoft Excel. Skill sets containing Microsoft Office also tend to include Microsoft Excel and Recruiting.

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: $42,695

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

Recruiting Coordinators will find that Palo Alto offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 31 percent. 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). Falling short of the national average by 9 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Nashville. Two other places where employers salaries are below the median are Dallas and Austin (6 percent lower).

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 193 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Recruiting Coordinator Salaries

▲19%

▲14%

▲11%

National Average
$43,000

▼2%

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 193 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 17%
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