Recruiting Director Salary

Recruiting Directors in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent slightly less than three-fifths of Recruiting Directors. Salaries average out to around $86K per year and spread from $47K to $146K per year. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Recruiting Directors like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Women Recruiting Directors who took the survey just slightly outnumber men.

$42,791 - $132,377
(Median)
$43K
$86K
$130K
MEDIAN: $85,637
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$42,791 - $132,377  
   
Bonus
$503 - $28,383  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
Commission
$11,000 - $55,000  
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).
)
$46,558 - $146,150  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 283
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

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.

Recruiting Director Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Recruiting Director


Survey results suggest that Recruiting Directors put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, facility with Leadership, People Management, and Full-Cycle Recruiting are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 61 percent, 20 percent, and 11 percent, respectively. Most people experienced in People Management also know Full-Cycle Recruiting.

Pay by Experience Level for Recruiting Director

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $56K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $85K. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $109K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $110K.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Recruiting Director Salaries



National Average
$93,000



Skills That Affect Recruiting Director Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 61%



Sourcing
up arrow 10%

Recruiting
up arrow 3%

National Average
$93,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 14%
ADVERTISEMENT