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Recruiting Coordinator Salary (United States)

Roughly three-fourths of Recruiting Coordinators report fewer than five years in the field, making for a fairly junior workforce. The group as a whole takes home roughly $42K annually on average. Total incomes of Recruiting Coordinators incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $4K from bonuses and close to $3K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $31K and $56K. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by location, but the specific employer and years of experience are influential factors as well. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and around one in five lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by most and dental coverage is claimed by a fair portion. Women make up the vast majority of Recruiting Coordinators (87 percent). Work is enjoyable for Recruiting Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
Recruiting Coordinator Salary (?
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$31,372 - $55,519
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MEDIAN: $41,892
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Recruiting Coordinator Salary (?
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$13.40 - $25.34
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$31,372 - $55,519  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,037  
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $3,109  
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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$30,686 - $56,013  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 746
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.40 - $25.34  
   
Overtime
$18.80 - $37.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,037  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $11,635  
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $3,109  
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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$30,686 - $56,013  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 489
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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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Recruiting Coordinators' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Recruiting Manager. Recruiting Managers bring home $64K per year on average. Becoming a Human Resources Generalist or an Recruiter is often the next step for a Recruiting Coordinator.

Recruiting Coordinator Job Listings

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Popular Employer Salaries for Recruiting Coordinator

Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Allegis Group offers the most; Recruiting Coordinators earn $42K on average there. Allegis Group is another employer with a reputation for below-average pay.

Popular Skills for Recruiting Coordinator

Survey results imply that Recruiting Coordinators deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Oral / Verbal Communication, Full-Cycle Recruiting, Human Resources, and Recruiting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Customer Service, Social Media Marketing, and Windows Operating System General Use. Those educated in Microsoft Excel tend to be well versed in 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. 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 $47K. Recruiting Coordinators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $48K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $49K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make. Between one and nine years of experience is the norm for people in this field — a strong majority of those surveyed fit this bill. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up less than 10 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than one in ten, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 1 percent.

Pay Difference By Location

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For Recruiting Coordinators, California means bigger paychecks — those in Palo Alto, San Francisco, and San Jose earn more than Recruiting Coordinators in the rest of the country. The lowest-paying market is Austin, which sits 19 percent below the national average. Houston and Boston are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries tend to be 4 percent less than the median.

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

Oral / Verbal Communication
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Full-Cycle Recruiting
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Recruiting
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Human Resources
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Scheduling
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National Average
$42,000
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Microsoft Outlook
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Social Media Marketing
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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 274 votes.

Gender

Female
87%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 20%