Recruiting Coordinator Salary

Recruiting Coordinators in the United States can expect wages of $43K per year on average. Bonuses, profit sharing, and commission all factor into final incomes for Recruiting Coordinators. Ranging between $31K near the bottom and $58K near the top, total earnings can include up to $5K from bonuses and up to $3K from profit sharing, with a high-performing minority reaping commissions of $13K. While the particular city and experience level impact pay for this group, the specific employer is the most influential factor. A fair number receive medical and dental insurance and the larger part get vision insurance. The vast majority of Recruiting Coordinators (88 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Most Recruiting Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$32,728 - $56,555
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$33K
$43K
$57K
MEDIAN: $42,965
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$13.87 - $25.76
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$19
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$32,728 - $56,555  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,905  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,097  
Commission
$0.00 - $12,723  
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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$31,379 - $57,625  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 905
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.87 - $25.76  
   
Overtime
$20.18 - $38.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,905  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $12,723  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,097  
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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$31,379 - $57,625  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 629
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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 sometimes assume positions such as Senior Recruiters. That role pays $67K per year on average. However, it's more common for Recruiting Coordinators to move into roles as Human Resources Generalists or Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiters.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Recruiting Coordinator


Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Amazon.com Inc offers the most; Recruiting Coordinators earn $51K on average there.

Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $25K to just $37K — but Home Instead Senior Home Care offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $30K.

Popular Skills for Recruiting Coordinator


Recruiting Coordinators seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Organizing, Oral / Verbal Communication, Full-Cycle Recruiting, and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 12 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Sourcing, Social Media Marketing, and Customer Service. Those proficient in Microsoft Excel are, more often than not, also skilled in Recruiting.

Pay by Experience Level for Recruiting Coordinator

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


For many Recruiting Coordinators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $42K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $47K. For Recruiting Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $48K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $49K.

Pay Difference by Location


Recruiting Coordinators can earn above-average salaries when they head west to California. Specifically, Palo Alto, San Francisco, and Mountain View represent the three top-paying cities for Recruiting Coordinators in the United States. Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Boston, 1 percent below the national average.

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
up arrow 16%



National Average
$42,000


Skills That Affect Recruiting Coordinator Salaries

Organizing
up arrow 12%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 9%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 6%

Scheduling
up arrow 4%

Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
up arrow 3%

Recruiting
up arrow 2%

Human Resources
up arrow 2%

National Average
$42,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Outlook
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 11%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 12%

Sourcing
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 245 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 19%
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