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Average Recruitment Consultant Salary in United Kingdom

£22,069
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£4,807
Bonus
£5,170
Commission
£475
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Recruitment Consultant in United Kingdom is £22,069.
10%
£18k
MEDIAN
£22k
90%
£30k
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£18k - £30k
Bonus
£560 - £15k
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£0 - £5k
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£1k - £14k
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£18k - £38k
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What Do Recruitment Consultants Do?

Popular Employer Salaries for Recruitment Consultant

The top respondents for the job title Recruitment Consultant are from the companies Reed Group, Ltd., Randstad Ltd and Michael Page International. Reported salaries are highest at Flight Centre Ltd where the average pay is £28,250. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Michael Page International, earning around £24,500. ManpowerGroup pays the lowest at around £19,000. Reed Group, Ltd. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying £22,301.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Recruitment Consultants?

Skills in Recruiting, Business Development and Full-Cycle Recruiting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Account Management and Sales.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Recruitment Consultants?

An entry-level Recruitment Consultant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £19,645 based on 88 salaries. An early career Recruitment Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £21,701 based on 566 salaries. A mid-career Recruitment Consultant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £25,676 based on 119 salaries. An experienced Recruitment Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £27,668 based on 44 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £32,500.
Employees with Recruitment Consultant in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 10.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Leeds, England: Leeds (0.5% more) and Birmingham, England: Birmingham (0.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Manchester, England: Manchester (5.9% less), Milton Keynes, England: Buckinghamshire (3.4% less) and Bristol, England: Bristol (2.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 830 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.6%
Early Career
68.2%
Mid Career
14.3%
Experienced
5.3%
Late Career
1.6%

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