Recruitment Manager Salary

Median pay for Recruitment Managers in the United States is around $65K per year. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Recruitment Managers making up 70 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. For the most part, Recruitment Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$42,654 - $98,293
$43K
$65K
$98K
MEDIAN: $64,585
10%
50%
90%

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$15.16 - $25.83
$18
MEDIAN: $18.31
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$42,654 - $98,293  
   
Bonus
$503 - $14,795  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Commission
$16,500  
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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$42,605 - $101,510  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 277
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.31  
   
Overtime
$19.04  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$503 - $14,795  
   
Commission
$16,500  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$42,605 - $101,510  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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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


Recruitment Managers report a narrow range of 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 are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, 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.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Recruitment Managers. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $51K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $69K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Recruitment Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $82K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $84K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $66,973

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

For Recruitment Managers, busy Dallas offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 43 percent above the national average. Recruitment Managers will also find cushy salaries in Tampa (+34 percent), Houston (+32 percent), San Diego (+19 percent), and New York (+4 percent). Recruitment Managers in Cleveland make 22 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Los Angeles (21 percent lower) and Chicago (13 percent lower).

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.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Recruitment Manager Salaries

▲25%

▲23%

▲3%

National Average
$67,000

▼24%

Skills That Affect Recruitment Manager Salaries



National Average
$67,000

▼5%


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
28%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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