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Recruiting Coordinator Salary

The national average salary for Recruiting Coordinators is $42K per year; by contrast, Amazon.com Inc pays at a significantly higher rate, offering average pay of $52K. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$31,734 - $55,442
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MEDIAN: $42,262
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$13.38 - $25.54
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National Salary Data

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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$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$31,734 - $55,442  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,890  
Profit Sharing
$97.44 - $3,100  
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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$30,729 - $56,475  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 794
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.38 - $25.54  
   
Overtime
$18.69 - $38.14  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,890  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $11,635  
Profit Sharing
$97.44 - $3,100  
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).
)
$30,729 - $56,475  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 519
United States (change)

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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Compensation may increase greatly for Recruiting Coordinators who advance to upper-end positions like Recruiting Manager. Median pay for Recruiting Managers is $65K per year. It is not uncommon for a Recruiting Coordinator to continue on to become a Human Resources Generalist or an Recruiter.

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Popular Skills for Recruiting Coordinator


Survey results imply that Recruiting Coordinators deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Full-Cycle Recruiting, Oral / Verbal Communication, Scheduling, and Recruiting are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 11 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Customer Service, Social Media Marketing, and Windows Operating System General Use. For most people, competency in Microsoft Excel indicates knowledge of Recruiting.

Pay by Experience Level for Recruiting Coordinator

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


For Recruiting Coordinators, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $41K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $46K. Recruiting Coordinators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $47K. As Recruiting Coordinators reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $48K.

Pay Difference by Location


Recruiting Coordinators in Mountain View, San Francisco, and Palo Alto — the highest-paid cities for Recruiting Coordinators in California and the United States — enjoy a very comfortable lifestyle with compensation above the national average. Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Houston, 4 percent below the national average. Workers in Atlanta and Chicago earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (2 percent less and 1 percent less, respectively).

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.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Recruiting Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%



National Average
$42,000


Skills That Affect Recruiting Coordinator Salaries

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 11%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 9%

Recruiting
up arrow 3%

Human Resources
up arrow 3%

Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
up arrow 1%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
0%

National Average
$42,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Outlook
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 11%

Customer Service
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 263 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 19%