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Average Executive Recruiter Salary

$65,207
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$11,848
Bonus
$24,303
Commission
$6,004
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Executive Recruiter is $65,207.
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$39k
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$65k
90%
$127k
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$39k - $127k
Bonus
$1k - $36k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $51k
Commission
$3k - $97k
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$44k - $156k
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What Do Executive Recruiters Do?

Job Satisfaction for Executive Recruiter

3.9 out of 5
(76)
Highly Satisfied
6Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Executive Recruiter

The top respondents for the job title Executive Recruiter are from the companies DHR International, Spencer Stuart and Korn Ferry International. Reported salaries are highest at Spencer Stuart where the average pay is $119,561. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amazon.com Inc, earning around $91,563. DHR International pays the lowest at around $43,175. Ajilon also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $47,932.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Executive Recruiters?

Skills in Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales, Sourcing, Recruiting and Full-Cycle Recruiting.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Executive Recruiters?

An entry-level Executive Recruiter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,143 based on 25 salaries. An early career Executive Recruiter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,975 based on 162 salaries. A mid-career Executive Recruiter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,473 based on 114 salaries. An experienced Executive Recruiter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,461 based on 128 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $114,206.
Employees with Executive Recruiter in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 66.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (59.5% more) and San Francisco, California (37.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (9.6% less), New York, New York (2.1% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 506 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.9%
Early Career
32.0%
Mid Career
22.5%
Experienced
25.3%
Late Career
15.2%