$70,912
Avg. Salary
$34.72
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$6,119

Profit Sharing

$2,570

Commission

$14,844

The average pay for a Senior Recruiter is $34.72 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Recruiter is $70,912 per year.

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MEDIAN $35
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MEDIAN $70,912
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MEDIAN: $70,912
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$17.12 - $61.31
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$0$109K
Salary $45,444 - $101,337
Bonus $1,002 - $15,806
Profit Sharing $203 - $9,900
Commission $2,576 - $36,253
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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$47,727 - $109,703
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,864
Hourly Data $0$77
Hourly Rate $17.12 - $61.31
Overtime $9.30 - $77.49
Annual Data $0$109K
Bonus $1,002 - $15,806
Commission $2,576 - $36,253
Profit Sharing $203 - $9,900
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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$47,727 - $109,703
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 186

Job Description for Senior Recruiter

Large companies frequently employ a senior recruiter to meet staffing needs across all areas of the business, ensuring that needed positions are regularly filled. Generally, companies that require employees across a wide variety of disciplines use a senior recruiter, as they can correctly balance labor needs with budgetary requirements.

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Senior Recruiter Tasks

  • Establish and maintain relationships with hiring managers to stay abreast of current and future hiring and business needs.
  • Develop and implement hiring strategies to attract top talent.
  • Advise managers and employees on staffing policies and procedures.
  • May be involved in writing and placing advertising for open positions in publications; online and print.
  • Source, screen and interview applicants to obtain information on work history, training, education, and job skills for open positions; may utilize ATS.

Senior Recruiter Pay By Employer

$0$72K

$46,679

$60,000

ManpowerGroup
7 profiles
$52,000

Common Career Paths for Senior Recruiter


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As Senior Recruiters transition into upper-level roles such as Recruiting Director, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Recruiting Directors earn $95K on average per year. As Senior Recruiters progress in their field, many go on to become Recruiting Managers. In fact, this transition is more common than anything else, and median pay for the role is $66K. Another common career choice for Senior Recruiters is to move into a Senior Corporate Recruiter role — this promotion usually pays $77K.

Senior Recruiter Job Listings

Popular Skills for Senior Recruiter


Senior Recruiters seem to require a rather large skill set. Fortunate workers who know Contract Negotiation command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 25 percent above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Human Resources and Customer Relationship Management. The majority of those who know Full-Cycle Recruiting also know Recruiting.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Recruiter

Pay by Experience for a Senior Recruiter has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Recruiter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 315 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Recruiter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 433 salaries. An experienced Senior Recruiter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 381 salaries. A Senior Recruiter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 90 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $73,884

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

Senior Recruiter Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Recruiter?

Senior Recruiter in San Francisco:
"Wonderful, innovative, diverse."
Pros: Wonderful, innovative, diverse.
Cons: Traffic, parking, tolls, gas, commute.

Senior Recruiter in Phoenix:
"Hard commute, cost of living is medium."
Pros: Good temperatures.
Cons: HOT in the summer.

Senior Recruiter in San Francisco:
"Contract Recruiter."
Pros: Helping the candidate, client and myself all at the same time. Relationship recruiting and speaking to strong, qualified candidates / people.
Cons: Cold calling and sourcing all day.

Senior Recruiter in Seattle:
"Mentors and Research."
Seek out people in the industries that you like and learn from them. Research the market and talk to recruiters to learn about what jobs are strong so that you can build an idea of where you want to be in 5 years. Do internships in college and build network as some great jobs can come from this.

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Key Stats for Senior Recruiter

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 345 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Senior Recruiter Salaries

▲16%

▲10%

National Average
$74,000

▼1%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Senior Recruiter Salaries

Contract Negotiation
▲24%

Project Management
▲2%


▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$74,000

▼1%

Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Software
▼2%

Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
▼2%


Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼4%

Human Resources
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 345 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 14%