Entry-Level Recruiter Salary

Entry-Level Recruiters take home approximately $44K per year on average. In the world of Entry-Level Recruiters, overall cash earnings stretch from $30K near the bottom to $67K near the top; these packages encompass bonuses that run close to $12K and profit sharing that can (albeit rarely) exceed $10K, along with commissions approaching $20K. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Entry-Level Recruiters make up most of the survey respondents at 70 percent. Most Entry-Level Recruiters report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,058 - $65,271
$32K
$45K
$65K
MEDIAN: $44,814
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$12.04 - $25.23
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MEDIAN: $16.41
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$0$67K
Salary $32,058 - $65,271
Bonus $197.53 - $11,918
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,594
Commission $2,032 - $19,996
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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$30,296 - $67,113
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,148
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $12.04 - $25.23
Hourly Tips $1.20
Overtime $17.87 - $38.35
Annual Data $0$67K
Bonus $197.53 - $11,918
Commission $2,032 - $19,996
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,594
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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$30,296 - $67,113
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,037

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Popular Employer Salaries for Recruiter


Aerotek, Insight Global, Inc., Kelly Services, Inc., TEKsystems, Inc, and Adecco are all popular places to work. For Entry-Level Recruiters, comfortable salaries can be found at Amazon.com Inc; in fact, average earnings are around $77K, the highest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($49K versus $99K) is great. Entry-Level Recruiters will also find cushy salaries at Verizon Wireless (+$60K), Kelly Services, Inc. (+$47K), and The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company (+$46K).

Relative to other names in the field, compensation is very low at Insight Global, Inc. — the median salary comes to just $37K, less than half of the top paying employer's rate. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include TEKsystems, Inc at $38K, Express Employment Professionals at $39K, and Adecco, where $39K is the norm.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,562

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

Entry-Level Recruiters will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 47 percent. Entry-Level Recruiters will also find cushy salaries in New York (+29 percent), Seattle (+29 percent), Los Angeles (+12 percent), and Austin (+10 percent). In Charlotte, salaries are 9 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Raleigh (8 percent less) and Milwaukee (5 percent less).

Recruiter Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Recruiter in Fort Worth:
"It requires pascience, organizational skill and persevirence."
Customer Service will take you a long way.

Key Stats for Recruiter

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 647 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Recruiter Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 647 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

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