Recruitment Manager Salary

The average Recruitment Manager in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $64K annually. Total cash compensation for Recruitment Managers runs from $40K to $103K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $15K and profit sharing that can reach almost $30K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most Recruitment Managers survey respondents are women (74 percent). Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Recruitment Managers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$41,239 - $98,184
(Median)
$41K
$64K
$98K
MEDIAN: $64,175
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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
$41,239 - $98,184  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,190  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $30,304  
Commission
$3,000 - $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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$39,625 - $102,541  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 302
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 - $15,190  
   
Commission
$3,000 - $39,305  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $30,304  
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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$39,625 - $102,541  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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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Popular Skills for Recruitment Manager


Survey takers who work as 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. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Human Resources and Full-Cycle Recruiting. Those educated in People Management tend to be well versed in Full-Cycle Recruiting. Most people skilled in Recruiting are similarly competent in Human Resources and Full-Cycle 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. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $52K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $70K. On average, Recruitment Managers make $78K following one to two decades on the job. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $86K on average.

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Experience Affects Recruitment Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$66,000


Skills That Affect Recruitment Manager Salaries


Recruiting
0%

National Average
$66,000

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 8%

Human Resources
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 10%
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