Recruiting Coordinator Salary

Median pay for Recruiting Coordinators in the United States is around $43K per year. Total cash compensation for Recruiting Coordinators runs from $32K to $59K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $5K and profit sharing that can reach almost $8K. While the particular city and tenure impact pay for this group, the company is the most influential factor. Female Recruiting Coordinators far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$33,493 - $60,149
$33K
$43K
$60K
MEDIAN: $43,333
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$14.37 - $25.51
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MEDIAN: $19.15
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$33,493 - $60,149  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,450  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,054  
Commission
$5,500  
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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$31,664 - $59,304  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 839
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.37 - $25.51  
   
Overtime
$21.28 - $38.54  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,450  
   
Commission
$5,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $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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$31,664 - $59,304  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 685

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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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While Recruiting Coordinators do not often become Senior Recruiters, the job pays $68K per year on average. Recruiting Coordinators typically move into roles as Human Resources Generalists or Recruiters, and those positions pay $5K more and $4K more, respectively.

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Recruiting Coordinators in search of the best pay head to Amazon.com Inc, where the median salary rolls in at $50K. Although pay is top-notch overall, it does seem to be curbed at $61K, which isn't dramatically higher than the lower-end figure of $40K.

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 Applicant Tracking System (ATS) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Social Media Marketing and Customer Relationship Management. Most people who know Microsoft Office also know Microsoft Excel and Recruiting. Those familiar with Human Resources also tend to know Recruiting and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Recruiting Coordinator

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


Recruiting Coordinators do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $42K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $48K. Recruiting Coordinators bring in $49K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $51K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,525

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

Home to some of the best pay for Recruiting Coordinators, Palo Alto offers exceptional salaries, 31 percent above the national average. Recruiting Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+28 percent), New York (+17 percent), Washington (+12 percent), and Houston (+12 percent). In Charlotte, salaries are 9 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Workers in Austin and Atlanta earn less than others in this profession; their salaries fall short of the national average by 4 percent.

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
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 175 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

Late-Career
▲19%

▲15%

▲13%

National Average
$43,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Recruiting Coordinator Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲7%

▲4%




Microsoft Excel
▼0%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
▼0%

Sourcing
▼0%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼0%

National Average
$43,000

▼1%





Social Media Marketing
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 175 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

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: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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