A Recruiting Specialist earns an average salary of $45,480 per year. A skill in Full-Cycle Recruiting is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$34,426 - $66,374
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$34K
$45K
$66K
MEDIAN: $45,479
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$13.86 - $25.50
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$14
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,426 - $66,374  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
Profit Sharing
$636 - $6,671  
Commission
$9,500  
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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$32,257 - $66,919  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 262
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.86 - $25.50  
   
Overtime
$20.84 - $43.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
   
Commission
$9,500  
Profit Sharing
$636 - $6,671  
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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$32,257 - $66,919  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 102
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Job Description for Recruiting Specialist

Companies have an almost constant need to attract talented and skilled workers and managers to their organization. A larger company may have its own dedicated recruiting department that hires recruiting specialists, but there are also companies that specialize exclusively in recruiting; these companies also employ recruiting specialists and subcontract their services to companies.

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Recruiting Specialist Tasks

  • May be involved in writing and placing advertising for open positions in publications; online and print.
  • Source, screen and interview applicants to obtain information on work history, training, education, and job skills for open positions; may utilize ATS.
  • Arrange for interviews and provide travel arrangements as necessary.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with hiring managers to stay abreast of current and future hiring and business needs.
  • Advise managers and employees on staffing policies and procedures.

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Pay by Experience Level for Recruiting Specialist

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

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Experience Affects Recruiting Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 56%

Experienced
up arrow 27%


National Average
$44,000


Skills That Affect Recruiting Specialist Salaries

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 16%


Recruiting
up arrow 2%

Human Resources
up arrow 1%

National Average
$44,000

onboarding
up arrow 1%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 7%

Interviewing
up arrow 8%

Presentations
up arrow 9%

Training
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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