Human Resources (HR) Recruiter Salary

Pay for Human Resources Recruiters in the United States sits in the ballpark of $48K per year. Overall cash earnings for Human Resources Recruiters stretch from $31K on the lower end to $64K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $8K from bonuses and $3K from profit sharing. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Female Human Resources Recruiters make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$34,801 - $67,484
$35K
$48K
$67K
MEDIAN: $47,851
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$12.81 - $22.85
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$0$67K
Salary $34,801 - $67,484
Bonus $0.00 - $7,339
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $2,553
Commission $4,150
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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$30,530 - $64,251
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 399
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $12.81 - $22.85
Overtime $19.62 - $35.36
Annual Data $0$64K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,339
Commission $4,150
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $2,553
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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$30,530 - $64,251
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 214

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Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Recruiter

A human resources (HR) recruiter oversees an organization's recruiting process. The HR recruiter handles the hiring process from beginning to end; they are responsible for advertising, posting job requisitions, qualifying and interviewing applicants, and filling out all employment paperwork. The HR recruiter sets up interviews and facilitates the interview process, as well as hires and (if needed) terminates employees.

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Human Resources (HR) Recruiter Tasks

  • May be involved in writing and placing advertising for open positions in publications; online and print.
  • Source, screen and interview applicants to obtain information on work history, training, education, and job skills for open positions; may utilize ATS.
  • Arrange for interviews and provide travel arrangements as necessary.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with hiring managers to stay abreast of current and future hiring and business needs.
  • Advise managers and employees on staffing policies and procedures.

Common Career Paths for Human Resources (HR) Recruiter


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Human Resources Recruiters may progress into high-paying roles like Senior Recruiter, where median compensation is $69K annually. Human Resources Recruiters typically move into roles as Human Resources Generalists or Human Resources Managers, and those positions pay $4K more and $16K more, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Recruiter


Survey results suggest that Human Resources Recruiters put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, facility with Benefits & Compensation, Sourcing, and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 59 percent, 31 percent, and 11 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Training. Those proficient in Human Resources are, more often than not, also skilled in Full-Cycle Recruiting and Employee Relations.

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Recruiter

Pay by Experience for a Human Resources (HR) Recruiter has a positive trend. An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Recruiter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 390 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Human Resources (HR) Recruiter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 172 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Recruiter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 115 salaries. A Human Resources (HR) Recruiter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 17 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,015

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

For Human Resources Recruiters, Washington provides a pay rate that is 26 percent greater than the national average. Human Resources Recruiters will also find cushy salaries in New York (+25 percent), Cleveland (+20 percent), Pittsburgh (+20 percent), and Dallas (+16 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with St. Louis Human Resources Recruiters earning much less — 20 percent less — than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Minneapolis and San Antonio (15 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Recruiter

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 96 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Recruiter Salaries

▲18%

▲14%

▲14%

National Average
$43,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Recruiter Salaries

Benefits & Compensation
▲59%

Sourcing
▲32%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲12%



Recruiting
▼0%

Employee Relations
▼0%

National Average
$43,000


▼2%

Training
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 96 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 18%
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