Average Recruiter Salary

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The average salary for a Recruiter is £25,455.
MEDIAN £25,455
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£18k - £38k
£509 - £10k
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£250 - £6k
£2k - £15k
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£18k - £39k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Recruiter

Skills in Recruiting, Sourcing, Full-Cycle Recruiting and Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Software are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication.

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 £20,093 based on 77 salaries. An early career Recruiter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £25,025 based on 201 salaries. A mid-career Recruiter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £33,089 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Recruiter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £30,133 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £34,131.
Employees with Recruiter in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 16.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Birmingham, England: Birmingham (15.9% more) and Reading, England: Berkshire (5.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Bristol, England: Bristol (7.7% less), Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (5.7% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (2.4% less).

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