Staffing Recruiter Salary

Staffing Recruiters aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $37K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most Staffing Recruiters survey respondents are women (73 percent). Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Staffing Recruiters. While some workers in this profession — about one in four — do not have any health coverage, more than half do receive medical benefits and a majority have dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$29,567 - $49,833
$30K
$37K
$50K
MEDIAN: $37,459
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$10.38 - $21.96
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MEDIAN: $14.39
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National Salary 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$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,567 - $49,833  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$500  
Commission
$-0.50 - $23,080  
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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$25,951 - $51,030  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 77
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.38 - $21.96  
   
Overtime
$21.72  
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$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,000  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $23,080  
Profit Sharing
$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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$25,951 - $51,030  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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Job Description for Staffing Recruiter

Staffing recruiters are responsible for interviewing a wide variety of people and working with others to establish a proper job position. Although the duties can vary greatly, these recruiters specialize in interviewing candidates for upcoming job positions for a range of businesses.

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Staffing Recruiter Tasks

  • Evaluate candidates' strengths compared with clients' requirements, and recommend the best candidates to clients after a detailed screening and skill assessment.
  • Stay current on trends, emerging technologies and new and hard to find skill sets.
  • Network extensively to find potential candidates and clients.
  • Source through internal candidate database as well as professional associations, referrals, and other networking resources.
  • Negotiate wage rates and other terms and conditions of employment with candidates.

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Pay by Experience Level for Staffing Recruiter

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $35K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $45K on average — a distinctly larger sum. For Staffing Recruiters, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $37K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $46K.

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Key Stats for Staffing Recruiter

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Staffing Recruiter Salaries

Late-Career
▲30%

▲27%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$36,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Staffing Recruiter Salaries


National Average
$36,000

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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