The average salary for a Senior Recruiter in Canada is C$67,825.
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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. Individuals in this position are likely a member of upper-level management within the company and work with a recruiting team. The recruiter and their team meet…Read more
Senior Recruiter Tasks
- 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.
- Advise managers and employees on staffing policies and procedures.
- 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.
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Popular Skills for Senior Recruiter
Skills in Full-Cycle Recruiting, Sourcing, Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Software and Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Recruiting.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Recruiter
An early career Senior Recruiter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$51,244 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Senior Recruiter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$67,196 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Senior Recruiter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$74,516 based on 39 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$76,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Recruiter in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 8.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ottawa, Ontario (4.7% more) and Montréal, Québec (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mississauga, Ontario (0.8% less).
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