Recruitment Managers in the United States take home an average $65K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Women make up the majority of Recruitment Managers (69 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Most Recruitment Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$41,423 - $96,575
(Median)
$41K
$65K
$97K
MEDIAN: $64,588
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$12.37 - $33.94
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$12
$17
$34
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$41,423 - $96,575  
   
Bonus
$654 - $15,313  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Commission
$9,000  
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).
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$41,079 - $100,915  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 287
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.37 - $33.94  
   
Overtime
$16.50  
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
$654 - $15,313  
   
Commission
$9,000  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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).
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$41,079 - $100,915  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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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 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. Most people familiar with People Management also know 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. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $51K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $70K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $80K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $83K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $66,963

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

Surpassing the national average by 43 percent, Recruitment Managers in Dallas receive some of the highest pay in the country. Recruitment Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+31 percent), San Diego (+19 percent), Chicago (+18 percent), and San Francisco (+13 percent). Recruitment Managers in Cleveland earn salaries far below the national average by 22 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Employers in Los Angeles and Boston also lean toward paying below-median salaries (22 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

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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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Experience Affects Recruitment Manager Salaries




National Average
$67,000


Skills That Affect Recruitment Manager Salaries



National Average
$67,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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