Recruitment Managers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $65K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. For the most part, Recruitment Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$41,587 - $99,163
$42K
$65K
$99K
MEDIAN: $64,965
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$12.26 - $34.25
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$34
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$41,587 - $99,163  
   
Bonus
$512 - $14,639  
Profit Sharing
$2,700  
Commission
$16,500  
Total Pay (?
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$41,186 - $102,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 281
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.26 - $34.25  
   
Overtime
$19.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$512 - $14,639  
   
Commission
$16,500  
Profit Sharing
$2,700  
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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$41,186 - $102,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Job Description for Recruitment Manager

A recruitment manager works in upper-level management to identify and acquire new personnel to fill available roles that come open within the company. Typically, this manager works to hire other managers, but, in some situations, they may also offer input on lower-level positions with specialized skills.

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Recruitment Manager Tasks

  • Develop and drive strategy for overall corporate recruitment initiatives.
  • Ensure services and policies are in compliance with company, professional standards and state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Manage recruitment budget and organizational recruitment plans.
  • Manage the selection, training and development of recruitment staff.
  • Source, interview and present candidates whose values are inline with the organizations overall goals and needs to management.

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Popular Skills for Recruitment Manager


Survey takers who work as Recruitment Managers usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Full-Cycle Recruiting, People Management, Recruiting, and Human Resources are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Human Resources and Recruiting. Those educated in People Management tend to be well versed in Full-Cycle Recruiting.

Pay by Experience Level for Recruitment Manager

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $50K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $69K. On average, Recruitment Managers make $82K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $83K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $67,025

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Recruitment Managers in Dallas enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 43 percent above the national average. Recruitment Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Tampa (+34 percent), Houston (+32 percent), San Diego (+19 percent), and New York (+5 percent). Recruitment Managers in Los Angeles earn salaries far below the national average by 24 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Employers in Cleveland and Chicago also lean toward paying below-median salaries (22 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

Recruitment Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Recruitment Manager?

Recruitment Manager in Chicago:
"Changing."
Pros: Working with good people. Connecting them to resources. Culture of organization. Flexibility within role for creativity.
Cons: Often working solo when on the road.

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Key Stats for Recruitment Manager

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Recruitment Manager Salaries




National Average
$67,000


Skills That Affect Recruitment Manager Salaries



National Average
$67,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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