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Recruiting Specialist Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Recruiting Specialist is $43,957 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Recruiting Specialist Salary (?
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$32,137 - $62,019
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $43,957
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Recruiting Specialist Salary (?
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$12.05 - $28.70
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$32,137 - $62,019  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,245  
Profit Sharing
$1,008 - $2,849  
Commission
$613 - $24,468  
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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$30,670 - $64,672  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 280
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.05 - $28.70  
   
Overtime
$17.62 - $45.26  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,245  
   
Commission
$613 - $24,468  
Profit Sharing
$1,008 - $2,849  
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).
)
$30,670 - $64,672  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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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.

Common Career Paths for Recruiting Specialist

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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Atlanta
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Houston
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Chicago
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Austin
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National Average
$43,000
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Experience Affects Recruiting Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%
Mid-Career
up arrow 14%
National Average
$43,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Recruiting Specialist Salaries

Recruiting
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National Average
$43,000
Human Resources
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 15%