Recruitment Consultant Salary

On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (just under one in three) of final income for Recruitment Consultants. That final number averages out to $51K across the industry. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Recruitment Consultants are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Female Recruitment Consultants are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (68 percent) are women. Although one in five lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too.

$29,335 - $84,316
(Median)
$29K
$48K
$84K
MEDIAN: $48,000
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$13.09 - $92.50
(Median)
$13
$26
$92
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$29,335 - $84,316  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,590  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $3,000  
Commission
$2,061 - $57,812  
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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$30,575 - $103,321  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 170
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $92.50  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,590  
   
Commission
$2,061 - $57,812  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $3,000  
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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$30,575 - $103,321  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Job Description for Recruitment Consultant

Recruitment consultants are primarily responsible for recruitment methods, assessments, and placement of employees within a company. They often work for agencies which provide advice and services to one or more companies, so conducting interviews and screenings of candidates is a common part of the job.

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Recruitment Consultant Tasks

  • Create search and sourcing strategies, prescreening and recommending qualified candidates.
  • Communicate with management during searches.
  • Collaborate with management to analyze needed positions and build recruitment strategies.

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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Recruitment Consultants who took the survey. Sales and Full-Cycle Recruiting are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 15 percent and 13 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Recruiting.

Pay by Experience Level for Recruitment Consultant

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Recruitment Consultants. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $46K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $55K. On average, Recruitment Consultants make $62K following one to two decades on the job. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $90K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Recruitment Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 75%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Recruitment Consultant Salaries

Sales
up arrow 15%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 13%

National Average
$51,000

Recruiting
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 20%
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