$44,073
Avg. Salary
$15.85
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,051

Bonus

$1,900

Profit Sharing

$9,643

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Employment, Recruitment, Or Placement Specialist / Recruiter is $15.85 per hour.

The average pay for an Employment, Recruitment, Or Placement Specialist / Recruiter is $44,073 per year.

10%
$11.66
10%
$15.85
50%
$22.96
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MEDIAN $15.85
10%
$31k
10%
$44k
50%
$71k
90%
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MEDIAN $44,073
$31,127 - $70,840
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MEDIAN: $44,073
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$0$70K
Salary $31,127 - $70,840
Bonus $0.37 - $10,116
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $23,526
Commission $1,216 - $30,372
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,914 - $68,405
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 968
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $11.66 - $22.96
Overtime $12.23 - $35.62
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $0.37 - $10,116
Commission $1,216 - $30,372
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $23,526
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,914 - $68,405
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 526

Job Description for Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter

Employment, recruitment, or placement specialists/recruiters are in charge of finding and placing effective job candidates within their organization according to the projects' and teams' requirements. They are responsible for matching job requirements with possible personnel, conducting extensive research based on the position needs, and interacting with employers and prospective candidates. These specialists provide training opportunities as required and give detailed guidance to prospective employees regarding potential benefits and job responsibilities. Employment, recruitment, or placement specialists/recruiters also conduct appropriate drug and background checks for candidates.

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Common Career Paths for Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter


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Though it's uncommon, some Recruiters move into roles as Human Resources Directors, where pay is an average $80K per year. When Recruiters are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Human Resources Managers or Human Resources Generalists. Those roles pay an additional $19K and $7K, respectively.

Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter Job Listings

Popular Skills for Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in Full-Cycle Recruiting, Training, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, and Hiring are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 10 percent and 17 percent. Those listing Bilingual as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Oral / Verbal Communication and Customer Service also typically command lower compensation. Competency in Human Resources frequently indicates knowledge of Recruiting.

Pay by Experience Level for Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter

Pay by Experience for an Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter has a positive trend. An entry-level Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 508 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 179 salaries. An experienced Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 121 salaries. An Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 43 salaries.

Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter?

Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter in Roanoke:
"Roanoke."
Pros: Roanoke is a small to mid size city in the blue ridge mountains. Traffic commutes are not bad usually with in 30 min depending on where you work. Lots of outdoor stuff to do hiking, biking, kayaking, camping etc. New micro breweries and restaurants are popping up everyday. Night life sucks!
Cons:

Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter in Dayton:
"Stuck in the admin pool."
Pros: Family like atmosphere, the challenge of being a smaller company, the flexibility of hours and the people.
Cons: Degrees, and hard work are not noticed. Management are not around enough to notice who is giving their all and who is giving none.

Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter in Winter Haven:
"I love helping people get a job, but do not care for my empl."
Pros: Helping someone bring value to their life with employment.
Cons: Too many upper management changes. No recognition for my hard work, and over looked often in the eyes of corporate.

Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter in Montgomery:
"Best Kept Secret in the Air Force."
Pros: *I was able to give people a 2nd chance on doing something with themselves. *Meeting all different diversity of people. *Helping out my community also helping out my economy. *Satisfaction that I did something good for an individual who is needing help. *Able to give people the same opportunities and benefits that I am able to utilize. *Able to screen applicant who wouldn't the best interest of the Air Force.(Company)
Cons: *I love my job and the least thing that I don't like is that sometimes I don't get to be home at reasonable time to spend time with my wife.

Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter in Orlando:
"Stress level."
Pros: Flexibility when not teaching and on the road.
Cons: Too much work, not enough staff long hours and some weekends.

Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter in Dallas:
"Recruitment specialist."
Pros: Freedom and ability to help find people jobs and make a difference in their lives. Being copontent and able to help fill positions for companies and employees.
Cons: Lack of structure.

Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter in Valdosta:
"Staffing And Recruitment."
Pros: I love the people in my job. I love my co-workers and the people that I meet everyday. I love finding people jobs and helping them in their lives. I love the process of forming a new relationship with a prospect that is looking for work and helping them find the job for them and also I love forming a relationship with a new client that I know I can help find suitable applicants for their positions.
Cons: I hate the management. I work in an office by myself and basically handle all of the administrative, clerical, data entry, answering phones, and also handle all of the recruitment, placements, cold-calling prospects, and talking to companies looking for applicants.

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Key Stats for Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 239 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter Salaries

Late-Career
▲30%

▲12%

Experienced
▲11%

National Average
$41,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter Salaries


Training
▲12%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▲9%

Hiring
▲7%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲6%

Customer Relations
▲2%

Sourcing
▲1%

Sales
▼0%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼0%

National Average
$41,000

Human Resources
▼1%

▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Customer Service
▼4%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼9%

Bilingual
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 239 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 23%