Recruiting Specialist Salary

The average pay for a Recruiting Specialist is $44,018 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$32,236 - $63,641
(Median)
$32K
$44K
$64K
MEDIAN: $44,017
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$12.91 - $27.09
(Median)
$13
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary 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$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$32,236 - $63,641  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,826  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $5,896  
Commission
$1,021 - $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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$31,320 - $65,586  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 322
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.91 - $27.09  
   
Overtime
$19.00 - $44.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,826  
   
Commission
$1,021 - $24,468  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $5,896  
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).
)
$31,320 - $65,586  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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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

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

Late-Career
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National Average
$43,000


Skills That Affect Recruiting Specialist Salaries


Full-Cycle Recruiting
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Recruiting
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National Average
$43,000

Human Resources
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 14%
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