Average Entry-Level Recruiter Salary

$43,282
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$32k
MEDIAN
$43k
90%
$59k

The average salary for a Recruiter is $43,282

Base Salary
$32k - $59k
Bonus
$509 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$101 - $10k
Commission
$1k - $15k
Total Pay
$30k - $59k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Female
74.7%
Male
24.9%
Prefer to self-define
0.4%
This data is based on 1,008 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

73%

Dental

66%

Vision

60%

None

26%