Average Recruiter Salary

$51,916
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$36k
MEDIAN
$52k
90%
$80k

The average salary for a Recruiter is $51,916

Base Salary
$36k - $80k
Bonus
$820 - $12k
Profit Sharing
$405 - $10k
Commission
$2k - $23k
Total Pay
$34k - $81k
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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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Job Satisfaction for Recruiter

3.8 out of 5
(1,403)
Highly Satisfied
90Reviews
Based on 1,403 responses, the job of Recruiter has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.83 out of 5. On average, Recruiters are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
75.8%
Male
23.6%
Prefer to self-define
0.6%
This data is based on 4,292 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

78%

Dental

72%

Vision

66%

None

21%