$90,386
Avg. Salary
$18.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$12,533

Bonus

$4,913

Profit Sharing

$30,521

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Recruiting Director is $18.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Recruiting Director is $90,386 per year.

$10.14
10%
$18.00
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$80.81
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MEDIAN $18.00
$52k
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50%
$146k
90%
MEDIAN $90,386
$51,617 - $146,184
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MEDIAN: $90,386
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$10.14 - $80.81
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$0$161K
Salary $51,617 - $146,184
Bonus $2,553 - $38,751
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $65,889
Commission $3,490 - $76,549
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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$54,573 - $161,987
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 504
Hourly Data $0$80
Hourly Rate $10.14 - $80.81
Overtime $32.46
Annual Data $0$161K
Bonus $2,553 - $38,751
Commission $3,490 - $76,549
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $65,889
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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$54,573 - $161,987
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Job Description for Recruiting Director

Recruiting directors are responsible for setting guidelines for the company's hiring policies and overseeing a team of employees. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are important in this position, as they must maintain constant communication with upper management and members of the recruiting and human resources (HR) departments. They must also be proficient with Microsoft Office and other administrative software to produce and deliver reports and data related to the company’s talent pool and current employees.

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Common Career Paths for Recruiting Director


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Recruiting Directors who move into a Human Resources Director role may often bring in a much lower salary. On average, Human Resources Directors earn $80K.

Recruiting Director Job Listings

Popular Skills for Recruiting Director


Survey results show that Recruiting Directors use a fair number of skills. Most notably, facility with Leadership, People Management, and Full-Cycle Recruiting are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 43 percent, 4 percent, and 3 percent, respectively. Human Resources and Strategic Planning as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks. Most people who know People Management also know Full-Cycle Recruiting.

Pay by Experience Level for Recruiting Director

Pay by Experience for a Recruiting Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Recruiting Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 48 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Recruiting Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 77 salaries. An experienced Recruiting Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $116,000 based on 142 salaries. A Recruiting Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $125,000 based on 54 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

19%

-16%

National Average: $101,563

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

For Recruiting Directors, working in the bustling city of Seattle has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Recruiting Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+52 percent), San Francisco (+43 percent), New York (+16 percent), and Los Angeles (+5 percent). The lowest-paying market is Dallas, which sits 19 percent below the national average.

Recruiting Director Advice

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

Recruiting Director in Santa Clara:
"It's about Teamwork."
Focus on the teams strengths and build from there. Speed on submissions is most important. Regular Training in Technologies. Be generous with recognition. Keep up your own research in the latest technology needs of employers, grow network in CA area, be ready to coach the team and personalize your approach. Ensure you speak up during client calls and build those relationships with the program coordinators and the directors.

Recruiting Director in Dallas:
"Dallas is a great city to work in."
Pros: Good economy. Good housing. Low cost living.
Cons: Traffic. Growing too fast.

Recruiting Director in Troy:
"The challenges of managing a large team."
Know your job as well as their job, you can't lead a recruiting team if you don't understand their pain. Be fair to all your employees no matter how you feel about them, don't treat one better than another. Be their voice, recruiting is hard to make sure you are the voice for them. Get to know your team individually to know what makes them tick.

Recruiting Director in Irvine:
"Don't take your Employer's word Research."
With every new title get a written letter describing your duties and responsibilities. Have a pay increase schedule in place don't trust your employer to give you a raise for a job well done.

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Key Stats for Recruiting Director

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 100 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Recruiting Director Salaries

▲23%

▲14%

National Average
$102,000

▼6%

▼36%

Skills That Affect Recruiting Director Salaries

Leadership
▲47%



Sourcing
▲3%

▲1%

National Average
$102,000

Strategic Planning
▼2%

Human Resources
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 100 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 15%