Average Recruiter Salary

$53,693
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$37k
MEDIAN
$54k
90%
$81k

The average salary for a Recruiter is $53,693

Base Salary
$37k - $81k
Bonus
$970 - $12k
Profit Sharing
$469 - $14k
Commission
$2k - $25k
Total Pay
$35k - $82k
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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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Job Satisfaction for Recruiter

3.8 out of 5
(1,243)
Highly Satisfied
95Reviews
Based on 1,243 responses, the job of Recruiter has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.84 out of 5. On average, Recruiters are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
76.4%
Male
22.8%
Prefer to self-define
0.8%
This data is based on 3,939 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

78%

Dental

73%

Vision

67%

None

21%