Median pay for Recruiting Coordinators in the United States is around $44K per year. 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. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the particular firm, but the particular city and years of experience are influential factors as well. Women account for the majority of Recruiting Coordinators who took the survey — 84 percent to be exact. Work is enjoyable for Recruiting Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$33,690 - $60,195
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$34K
$44K
$60K
MEDIAN: $43,501
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$14.44 - $25.58
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$33,690 - $60,195  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,850  
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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$31,713 - $59,350  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 820
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.44 - $25.58  
   
Overtime
$21.74 - $39.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,850  
   
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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$31,713 - $59,350  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 665
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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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Though not the most common occurrence, Recruiting Coordinators sometimes become Senior Recruiters, where the average income is $68K per year. When Recruiting Coordinators are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Human Resources Generalists or Recruiters. Those roles pay an additional $5K and $3K, respectively.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Recruiting Coordinator


Amazon.com Inc pays the most with a median salary of $51K, though there is little variation overall ($40K to $60K).

Popular Skills for Recruiting Coordinator


Survey takers working as Recruiting Coordinators report using a large range of professional skills. 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. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Social Media Marketing. Those familiar with Microsoft Office tend to be well versed in Microsoft Excel and Recruiting. Most people experienced in Human Resources also 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $42K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $48K. Recruiting Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $49K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Recruiting Coordinator with more than 20 years of experience can earn $51K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,684

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

Palo Alto offers some of the highest pay in the country for Recruiting Coordinators, 31 percent above the national average. Recruiting Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+27 percent), Washington (+14 percent), New York (+14 percent), and Houston (+10 percent). Trailing the national average by 8 percent, Charlotte is the market with the smallest paychecks. Below-median salaries also turn up in Nashville and Atlanta (5 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

Recruiting Coordinator Reviews

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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Experience Affects Recruiting Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$43,000


Skills That Affect Recruiting Coordinator Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
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Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Software
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Scheduling
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Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
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Human Resources
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Microsoft Excel
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Recruiting
0%

Windows Operating System General Use
0%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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National Average
$43,000

Full-Cycle Recruiting
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Sourcing
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Outlook
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Microsoft Word
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Social Media Marketing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 170 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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