Average Recruiter Salary in United Kingdom

Avg. Base Salary (GBP)

The average salary for a Recruiter is £25,874

Base Salary
£20k - £42k
£695 - £10k
Profit Sharing
£0 - £4k
£4k - £6k
Total Pay
£20k - £44k
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What Do Recruiters Do?

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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FAQs About Recruiters

What is the highest pay for Recruiters?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Recruiter is £42k / year

What is the lowest pay for Recruiters?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Recruiter is £20k / year

How can Recruiters increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Recruiter is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Recruiter that oversees more junior Recruiters, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.