Average Recruiter Salary in India

Rs 328,691
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Rs 35,070
Rs 60,000
Rs 17,500
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The average salary for a Recruiter in India is Rs 328,691.
Rs 146k
Rs 329k
Rs 703k
MEDIAN Rs 328,691
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Rs 146k - Rs 703k
Rs 3k - Rs 104k
Profit Sharing
Rs 2k - Rs 391k
Rs 163 - Rs 160k
Total Pay
Rs 148k - Rs 740k

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Job Description for Recruiter

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.
The top respondents for the job title Recruiter are from the companies Wipro Technologies Ltd., Capgemini and Allegis Group. Reported salaries are highest at International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. where the average pay is Rs 550,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Logic Information Systems, earning around Rs 527,256. Allegis Group pays the lowest at around Rs 286,626. Wipro Technologies Ltd. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying Rs 347,056.

Career Paths

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Senior Recruiter
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Recruiter

Skills in Recruiting, Sourcing, Full-Cycle Recruiting, Negotiation and Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Software are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Recruiter

An entry-level Recruiter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 182,302 based on 195 salaries. An early career Recruiter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 308,869 based on 506 salaries. A mid-career Recruiter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 559,516 based on 179 salaries. An experienced Recruiter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 905,988 based on 32 salaries.
Employees with Recruiter in their job title in Gurgaon, Haryana earn an average of 50.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bangalore, Karnataka (19.8% more) and Pune, Maharashtra (13.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (19.3% less) and Chennai, Tamil Nadu (9.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 912 survey responses.
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