Recruiting Director Salary

Recruiting Directors in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — a little over a half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $44K to $138K per year, median earnings come to $81K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$39,932 - $124,238
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$81K
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MEDIAN: $80,989
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Salary
$39,932 - $124,238  
   
Bonus
$489.36 - $25,325  
Profit Sharing
$590 - $4,578  
Commission
$9,658 - $54,631  
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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$43,896 - $137,764  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 241
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Job Description for Recruiting Director

  • Manage the advertising and recruitment budget, as well as the relationship with outside agencies.
  • Plan and guide development and implementation of recruitment strategy and initiatives to meet organizational objectives.
  • Oversee the sourcing and placement of candidates whose values are inline with the organizations overall goals and needs to management.
  • Ensure services and policies are in compliance with company, professional standards and state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Direct the selection, training and development of recruitment staff.

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Popular Skills for Recruiting Director


Job skills reported by Recruiting Directors are limited. Most notably, facility with Leadership, People Management, and Full-Cycle Recruiting are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 72 percent, 15 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. For most people, competency in People Management indicates knowledge of Full-Cycle Recruiting.

Pay by Experience Level for Recruiting Director

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $55K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $83K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Between one and two decades on the job, average salaries pass the six-figure mark at around $105K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $110K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Recruiting Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%


National Average
$87,000



Skills That Affect Recruiting Director Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 72%




Sourcing
up arrow 4%

National Average
$87,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 12%
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