Technical Recruiter Salary

The average pay for a Technical Recruiter is $48,734 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Negotiation and Full-Cycle Recruiting.
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$33,173 - $86,580
$33K
$49K
$87K
MEDIAN: $48,734
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50%
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$13.70 - $55.85
$14
$24
$56
MEDIAN: $23.94
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$33,173 - $86,580  
   
Bonus
$504 - $17,984  
Profit Sharing
$0.80 - $26,184  
Commission
$2,339 - $30,235  
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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$34,472 - $97,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 826
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$13.70 - $55.85  
   
Overtime
$16.64 - $91.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$504 - $17,984  
   
Commission
$2,339 - $30,235  
Profit Sharing
$0.80 - $26,184  
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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$34,472 - $97,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 125

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Job Description for Technical Recruiter

Technical recruiters are in charge of researching, screening, and selecting talented candidates with technical abilities for hiring organizations. They manage and analyze candidate experience, and pick the individual(s) that best fit with provided position requirements. Technical recruiters use their networking abilities to find the best talent in the market, and they make work offers based on their technical skills. In addition, they must accompany these technical candidates through the process of screening, interviewing, hiring, and on-boarding. They also monitor the effectiveness of recruiting efforts and tools. Additionally, they also complete administrative paperwork and technical evaluation of prospective technical professionals; they also administer tests designed to assess candidates' skills.

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Technical Recruiter Tasks

  • Establish and maintain relationships with hiring managers to stay abreast of current and future hiring and business needs.
  • May be involved in writing and posting job descriptions using appropriate technical terminology.
  • Effectively source, screen and interview applicants for technical skills and ability.
  • Advise managers and employees on staffing policies and procedures.
  • Arrange for interviews and provide travel arrangements as necessary.

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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Recruiter

Pay by Experience for a Technical Recruiter has a positive trend. An entry-level Technical Recruiter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 740 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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 $72,000 based on 226 salaries. An experienced Technical Recruiter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 102 salaries. A 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 $84,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,726

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Technical Recruiter Reviews

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

Technical Recruiter in Columbus:
"Work flexibility."
Pros: Ability to speak with different people and work within different cultural environments with customers. Come and go as I please as long as the work got done.
Cons: Micro management and metrics-driven helicopter supervision at times.

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Key Stats for Technical Recruiter

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 116 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Technical Recruiter Salaries

▲56%

▲35%

▲35%

National Average
$54,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Technical Recruiter Salaries

Negotiation
▲37%


Information Technology (IT) Support
▲8%

▲5%


▲2%

National Average
$54,000

▼16%

Contract Negotiation
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 116 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 18%