Mid-Career Executive Recruiter Salary

Commissions comprise a big part of overall income for Mid-Career Executive Recruiters. The median take-home amount in this area is around $84K, and on average, nearly one in three of that final number comes from commissions. Mid-Career Executive Recruiters survey participants are largely women, dominating at 68 percent. Health benefits are not claimed by all — one-fifth lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Executive Recruiters is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$36,351 - $129,914
MEDIAN: $66,689

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Salary $36,351 - $129,914
Bonus $986 - $55,752
Profit Sharing $4,913
Commission $1,208 - $64,564
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).
$41,869 - $148,421
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 69

Executive Recruiter Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $81,145

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Mid-Career Executive Recruiters, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 16 percent above the national average.

Key Stats for Executive Recruiter


72 %
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years

Skills That Affect Executive Recruiter Salaries

Full-Cycle Recruiting


National Average



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.


72 %
28 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 19%