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Recruitment Manager Salary

Recruitment Managers in the United States take home an average $64K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Recruitment Managers making up 76 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,795 - $98,451
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$64K
$98K
MEDIAN: $64,090
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$14.23 - $39.87
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,795 - $98,451  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,142  
Profit Sharing
$639 - $10,174  
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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$39,002 - $102,192  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 278
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.23 - $39.87  
   
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 - $16,142  
   
Commission
$4,800 - $39,305  
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).
)
$39,002 - $102,192  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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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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Survey results show that Recruitment Managers typically report just a few professional 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.


Recruitment Managers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $51K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $69K. Recruitment Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $78K. Recruitment Managers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $86K.

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 31%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$66,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Recruitment Manager Salaries


Recruiting
up arrow 1%

National Average
$66,000

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 4%

Human Resources
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

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