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Recruitment Manager Salary

Earnings for Recruitment Managers in the United States come in at around $64K annually on average. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Work is enjoyable for Recruitment Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Female Recruitment Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$40,488 - $98,741
(Median)
$40K
$64K
$99K
MEDIAN: $64,157
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$13.86 - $39.73
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$19
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,488 - $98,741  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,830  
Profit Sharing
$650 - $10,000  
Commission
$4,800 - $39,305  
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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$39,268 - $102,513  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 291
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.86 - $39.73  
   
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,830  
   
Commission
$4,800 - $39,305  
Profit Sharing
$650 - $10,000  
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).
)
$39,268 - $102,513  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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

  • 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.
  • Manage recruitment budget and organizational recruitment plans.
  • 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.

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Recruitment Managers usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in People Management, Recruiting, Full-Cycle Recruiting, and Human Resources are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Human Resources and Full-Cycle Recruiting as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Many workers who know People Management also know Recruiting.

Pay by Experience Level for Recruitment Manager

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


For many Recruitment Managers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $51K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $69K. Recruitment Managers bring in $78K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $87K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Recruitment Manager Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Recruitment Manager in Pittsburgh:
"That People Can Hold You Back As A Top Performer!"
Be ready to wear multiple hats, as I have at least 4 major roles with this position.

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Experience Affects Recruitment Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$66,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Recruitment Manager Salaries


Recruiting
0%

National Average
$66,000

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 8%

Human Resources
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 10%
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