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Recruitment Manager Salary

Commissions comprise a big part of overall income for Recruitment Managers. The median take-home amount in this area is around $64K, and on average, just under a third of that final number comes from commissions. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Female Recruitment Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,670 - $97,522
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$40K
$63K
$98K
MEDIAN: $62,696
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$14.55 - $40.27
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$15
$23
$40
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,670 - $97,522  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,244  
Profit Sharing
$639 - $10,174  
Commission
$4,800 - $40,695  
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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$39,322 - $101,842  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 253
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.55 - $40.27  
   
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 - $16,244  
   
Commission
$4,800 - $40,695  
Profit Sharing
$639 - $10,174  
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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$39,322 - $101,842  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | 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

  • 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 who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional 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. It is not unusual for someone who knows People Management to be familiar with Recruiting as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Recruitment Manager

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


For many Recruitment Managers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $52K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $67K. Recruitment Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $78K. Recruitment Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $85K on average.

Recruitment Manager Advice

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Experience Affects Recruitment Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Recruitment Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 17%

Recruiting
up arrow 2%

National Average
$64,000

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 2%

Human Resources
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 10%