The average pay for a Senior Recruiter is $69,668 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Contract Negotiation is associated with high pay for this job.
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$44,721 - $96,679
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$70K
$97K
MEDIAN: $69,668
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$16.87 - $63.48
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MEDIAN: $36.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,721 - $96,679  
   
Bonus
$1,004 - $17,021  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,796  
Commission
$5,106 - $44,044  
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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$46,887 - $106,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 851
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$16.87 - $63.48  
   
Overtime
$8.86 - $91.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,004 - $17,021  
   
Commission
$5,106 - $44,044  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,796  
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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$46,887 - $106,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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Job Description for Senior Recruiter

Large companies frequently employ a senior recruiter to meet staffing needs across all areas of the business, ensuring that needed positions are regularly filled. Generally, companies that require employees across a wide variety of disciplines use a senior recruiter, as they can correctly balance labor needs with budgetary requirements.

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Senior Recruiter Tasks

  • May be involved in writing and placing advertising for open positions in publications; online and print.
  • Source, screen and interview applicants to obtain information on work history, training, education, and job skills for open positions; may utilize ATS.
  • Advise managers and employees on staffing policies and procedures.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with hiring managers to stay abreast of current and future hiring and business needs.
  • Develop and implement hiring strategies to attract top talent.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Recruiter

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $72,863

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Senior Recruiter Reviews

What is it like working as a Senior Recruiter?

Senior Recruiter in San Francisco:
"Contract Recruiter."
Pros: Helping the candidate, client and myself all at the same time. Relationship recruiting and speaking to strong, qualified candidates / people.
Cons: Cold calling and sourcing all day.

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Experience Affects Senior Recruiter Salaries




National Average
$73,000


Skills That Affect Senior Recruiter Salaries

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 19%


Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Sourcing
up arrow 2%

Recruiting
up arrow 1%

Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Software
0%

Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
0%

National Average
$73,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 3%

Human Resources
up arrow 4%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 127 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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