Recruiting Coordinator Salary

The average Recruiting Coordinator in the United States earns approximately $44K per year. Cash earnings for Recruiting Coordinators — which occasionally include more than $6K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing — stretch from around $32K to approximately $59K. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by the particular firm, followed by the particular city and tenure. The vast majority of Recruiting Coordinators (84 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$33,986 - $60,724
$34K
$45K
$61K
MEDIAN: $44,860
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$14.47 - $25.66
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MEDIAN: $19.28
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$0$60K
Salary $33,986 - $60,724
Bonus $0.00 - $5,284
Profit Sharing $37.50 - $5,600
Commission $6,000
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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$32,008 - $59,519
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 864
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $14.47 - $25.66
Overtime $21.23 - $38.27
Annual Data $0$59K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,284
Commission $6,000
Profit Sharing $37.50 - $5,600
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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$32,008 - $59,519
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 749

Job Description for Recruiting Coordinator

Recruiting coordinators complete a number of human resources tasks for their organization, mainly related to recruiting, interviewing, and hiring new employees. They conduct candidate screening and set appointments as needed, as well as resolve applicant inquiries related to open positions. They provide orientation information and other data to new employees; they also file a variety of background checks, in addition to credit- or drug-related tests (which may be required depending on the organization or position). Other tasks that recruiting coordinators perform include managing recruitment communications on the web, providing accurate information about vacancies, coordinating orientation training activities, designing effective strategies for improved logistics, and attending organizational meetings. They also monitor company metrics to attract better candidates and use company resources more efficiently. Frequently, recruitment coordinators conduct employer references checks and use employment verification techniques while following specific rules and privacy standards.

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Recruiting Coordinator Tasks

  • Provides overall administrative support to the employment/recruitment area, including maintaining, processing documentation and records.
  • Compile and prepares job information for advertising of open positions, online and in print.
  • Schedule interviews, handle travel arrangements and reference checks and personnel changes.
  • Maintain applicant database.

Common Career Paths for Recruiting Coordinator


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Recruiting Coordinators sometimes assume positions such as Senior Recruiters. That role pays $69K per year on average. The most common next step for a Recruiting Coordinator is to become a Human Resources Generalist or a Recruiter. The former position pays an additional $4K per year on average, and the latter position pays $3K more per year.

Recruiting Coordinator Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Recruiting Coordinator


Recruiting Coordinators in search of the best pay head to Amazon.com Inc, where the median salary rolls in at $51K. Although pay is top-notch overall, it does seem to be curbed at $63K, which isn't dramatically higher than the lower-end figure of $40K.

Popular Skills for Recruiting Coordinator


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in Oral / Verbal Communication, Scheduling, Applicant Tracking System Software, and Human Resources are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Social Media Marketing, Microsoft Word, and Windows Operating System General Use. Those proficient in Microsoft Office are, more often than not, also skilled in Microsoft Excel and Recruiting. Most people skilled in Human Resources are similarly competent in Recruiting and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Recruiting Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Recruiting Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Recruiting Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 1,311 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Recruiting Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 187 salaries. An experienced Recruiting Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 76 salaries. A Recruiting Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,611

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

For Recruiting Coordinators, busy Palo Alto offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 29 percent above the national average. Recruiting Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+26 percent), New York (+15 percent), Washington (+11 percent), and Houston (+10 percent). Nashville ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 10 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Dallas and Austin (7 percent lower).

Recruiting Coordinator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Recruiting Coordinator?

Recruiting Coordinator in Atlanta:
"Low Stress, plenty of aggravation."
Pros: I get to travel and meet people. No micromanaging and allowed to make my own decision.
Cons: Lack of communication, role responsibility piles up just because someone else doesn't want to do it.

Recruiting Coordinator in Atlanta:
"Low Stress, plenty of aggravation."
Pros: I get to travel and meet people. No micromanaging and allowed to make my own decision.
Cons: Lack of communication, role responsibility piles up just because someone else doesn't want to do it.

Recruiting Coordinator in Herndon:
"No stress, great benefits, and flexibe work schedule."
Pros: Flexible hours, friendly people, close to home.
Cons: Do free water or coffee.

Recruiting Coordinator in Pittsburgh:
"Fun, multi tasking, busy, travel."
Pros: Constant change, college relations.
Cons: Entry level, multi tasking, too much travel.

Recruiting Coordinator in Burlingame:
"It is very busy."
Pros: It never gets boreing. I am constantly challenged and learning new things.
Cons: Can be too busy and overwhelming at times.

Recruiting Coordinator in Cranberry Township:
"Recruiting Coordinator - Finally A Fit."
Pros: This position is very busy which makes my day go faster but not stressful. There is much to learn and many additional projects to assist or take the lead on to provide additional experience and break the monotony of the routine aspects of the position.
Cons: Your time spent on all scheduling aspects of the position can be wasted, often, due to a change in the schedules of others so, at times, you will experience re-work. This position leads to nowhere as the company, as of 2015, does not have a transition position into recruiting. All recruiters are Senior Recruiters with 3 years experience.

Recruiting Coordinator in Portland:
"The People Not The Job/Company."
Pros: I like the team that I work with and the dynamics within the department.
Cons: The way that the company in general manages employees.

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Key Stats for Recruiting Coordinator

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 224 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Recruiting Coordinator Salaries

▲17%

▲11%

▲9%

National Average
$44,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Recruiting Coordinator Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲5%


▼0%

National Average
$44,000



Full-Cycle Recruiting
▼2%


▼3%

▼4%






Social Media Marketing
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 224 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 18%