A Recruiting Specialist earns an average salary of $42,286 per year. A skill in Sourcing is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.
Recruiting Specialist Total Pay (?
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$31,132 - $61,672
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MEDIAN: $42,285
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Recruiting Specialist Total Pay (?
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$11.47 - $29.88
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$31,132 - $61,672  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,093  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $2,897  
Commission
$613 - $28,578  
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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$30,176 - $65,753  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 15 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 319
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.47 - $29.88  
   
Overtime
$16.95 - $44.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,093  
   
Commission
$613 - $28,578  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $2,897  
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).
)
$30,176 - $65,753  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 15 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 319
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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.
Pay Difference By Location
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National Average
$42,000
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Experience Affects Recruiting Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
$42,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Recruiting Specialist Salaries

Sourcing
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Recruiting
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National Average
$42,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 74 votes.
Gender
Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 15%
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