Average Recruiter Salary

$54,330
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$38k
MEDIAN
$54k
90%
$82k

The average salary for a Recruiter is $54,330

Base Salary
$38k - $82k
Bonus
$984 - $13k
Profit Sharing
$444 - $15k
Commission
$2k - $24k
Total Pay
$35k - $83k
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What Do Recruiters Do?

Recruiter Tasks
  • Evaluate candidates' strengths compared with clients' requirements, and recommend the best candidates to clients after a detailed screening and skill assessment.
  • Stay current on trends, emerging technologies and new and hard to find skill sets.
  • Network extensively to find potential candidates and clients.
  • Source through internal candidate database as well as professional associations, referrals, and other networking resources.
  • Negotiate wage rates and other terms and conditions of employment with candidates.
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How do Recruiters Rate Their Jobs?

3.8 out of 5
(1,156)
Highly Satisfied
97Reviews
Based on 1,156 responses, the job of Recruiter has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.84 out of 5. On average, Recruiters are highly satisfied with their job.