The average pay for a Technical Recruiter is $48,647 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. A skill in Full-Cycle Recruiting is associated with high pay for this job.
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$32,838 - $85,930
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$33K
$49K
$86K
MEDIAN: $48,647
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$14.12 - $55.46
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$55
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$32,838 - $85,930  
   
Bonus
$504 - $18,644  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $24,832  
Commission
$2,339 - $29,940  
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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$34,717 - $95,672  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 867
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$32$64$96
Hourly Rate
$14.12 - $55.46  
   
Overtime
$19.61 - $93.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$504 - $18,644  
   
Commission
$2,339 - $29,940  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $24,832  
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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$34,717 - $95,672  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 129
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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

  • Advise managers and employees on staffing policies and procedures.
  • Arrange for interviews and provide travel arrangements as necessary.
  • Effectively source, screen and interview applicants for technical skills and ability.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Recruiter

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,619

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Technical Recruiter Reviews

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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Experience Affects Technical Recruiter Salaries




National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Technical Recruiter Salaries


Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 8%

Sourcing
up arrow 3%

Human Resources
up arrow 3%

Recruiting
0%

National Average
$54,000

Negotiation
up arrow 4%

up arrow 17%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 122 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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