Recruiting Specialist Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Recruiting Specialist is $42,859 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Recruiting Specialist Total Pay (?
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$31,951 - $61,908
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MEDIAN: $42,859
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Recruiting Specialist Total Pay (?
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$11.89 - $29.65
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$31,951 - $61,908  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,282  
Profit Sharing
$1,028 - $2,948  
Commission
$608 - $19,727  
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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$30,385 - $65,128  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 330
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.89 - $29.65  
   
Overtime
$16.49 - $44.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,282  
   
Commission
$608 - $19,727  
Profit Sharing
$1,028 - $2,948  
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).
)
$30,385 - $65,128  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 330
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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 Difference By Location
Atlanta
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Houston
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Chicago
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Washington
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National Average
$42,000
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Experience Affects Recruiting Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
$42,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Recruiting Specialist Salaries

Sourcing
up arrow 8%
Recruiting
0%
National Average
$42,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 79 votes.
Gender
Female
79%
female alumni
 
Male
21%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 15%
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