Recruiting Director Salary

Just under three-fifths of Recruiting Directors in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $44K to $140K per year, but median earnings come to around $82K per year. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Women Recruiting Directors who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$39,932 - $126,003
(Median)
$40K
$82K
$130K
MEDIAN: $81,816
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Salary
$39,932 - $126,003  
   
Bonus
$491.32 - $25,294  
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 - $140,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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 70 percent, 16 percent, and 11 percent, respectively. Most people skilled in People Management are similarly competent in Full-Cycle Recruiting.

Pay by Experience Level for Recruiting Director

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


Recruiting Directors with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $55K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $83K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $106K. Recruiting Directors with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $110K.

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Experience Affects Recruiting Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%


National Average
$88,000



Skills That Affect Recruiting Director Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 70%



Recruiting
up arrow 4%

Sourcing
up arrow 3%

National Average
$88,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
43%
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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