Senior Technical Recruiter Salary

Just over a half of Senior Technical Recruiters in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $54K to $126K per year, and the average comes out to $79K per year. With bonuses and profit sharing proceeds each occasionally running north of $20K and a few commissions that surpass $48K, total incomes for Senior Technical Recruiters generally vary between $54K and $126K according to individual performance. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 54 percent. Most Senior Technical Recruiters like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$49,040 - $115,835
$49K
$79K
$120K
MEDIAN: $79,010
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50%
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$20.61 - $71.24
$21
$45
$71
MEDIAN: $44.99
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,040 - $115,835  
   
Bonus
$986 - $19,787  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,729  
Commission
$5,013 - $48,245  
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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$54,160 - $126,436  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 370
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.61 - $71.24  
   
Overtime
$37.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$986 - $19,787  
   
Commission
$5,013 - $48,245  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,729  
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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$54,160 - $126,436  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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Job Description for Senior Technical Recruiter

Senior technical recruiters find and attract needed technical employees for their organization or client. Basic duties include setting up advertising campaigns, contacting potential applicants, searching for applicants online (and through other relevant means), and creating job postings for available positions. They prepare paperwork for new hires, reports to management, and assessments of recruiting performance. Analytical skills are required in this position to determine the types of recruiting methods that are most effective. Senior technical recruiters also communicate with managers regularly to determine preferences and needed changes for recruiting.

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Senior Technical 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.
  • Arrange for interviews and provide travel arrangements as necessary.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with hiring managers to stay abreast of current and future hiring and business needs.
  • Advise managers and employees on staffing policies and procedures.

Common Career Paths for Senior Technical Recruiter


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It doesn't happen often, but some Senior Technical Recruiters do move on to become Recruiting Directors. The average pay for that role is slightly higher at $95K per year. Senior Technical Recruiters most often move into Recruiting Manager or Senior Corporate Recruiter roles. However, the former pays $20K less on average, and the latter pays $9K less.

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Popular Skills for Senior Technical Recruiter


Job skills reported by Senior Technical Recruiters are limited. Most notably, skills in Negotiation, Full-Cycle Recruiting, Sourcing, and Recruiting are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people experienced in Full-Cycle Recruiting also know Negotiation and Recruiting.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Technical Recruiter

Pay by Experience for a Senior Technical Recruiter has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Technical Recruiter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 94 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Technical Recruiter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 180 salaries. An experienced Senior Technical Recruiter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 195 salaries. A Senior Technical Recruiter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 69 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $85,781

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

With a pay rate for Senior Technical Recruiters that is 38 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Senior Technical Recruiters will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+34 percent), Boston (+25 percent), Austin (+22 percent), and Raleigh (+9 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Senior Technical Recruiters in Orlando earning a whopping 47 percent below the national average. Workers in Atlanta and Tampa earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (24 percent less).

Senior Technical Recruiter Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Technical Recruiter?

Senior Technical Recruiter in San Francisco:
"Senior Global Technical Recruiter."
Pros: Interacting with people and seeing them be apart of a bigger picture.
Cons: Looking for more responsibility and career growth moving forward.

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Key Stats for Senior Technical Recruiter

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Senior Technical Recruiter Salaries

▲14%

▲8%

National Average
$86,000

▼2%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Senior Technical Recruiter Salaries

▲2%


▲1%

National Average
$86,000

▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 16%
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