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Recruiter salary in United States

How much does a Recruiter make in the United States?

Average base salary

$55,049
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a recruiter is $55,049 per year in the United States. 19.8k salaries reported, updated at August 11, 2022.

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Top companies for Recruiters in United States

  1. gpac
    4.0star
    74 reviews7 salaries reported
    $205,937per year
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Highest paying cities for Recruiters in United States

  1. Houston, TX
    $93,779 per year
    339 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $67,604 per year
    465 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $63,002 per year
    464 salaries reported
  1. Denver, CO
    $61,204 per year
    504 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $57,179 per year
    228 salaries reported
  3. Charlotte, NC
    $56,489 per year
    152 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $54,623 per year
    266 salaries reported
  2. Orlando, FL
    $53,120 per year
    148 salaries reported
  3. Indianapolis, IN
    $51,558 per year
    156 salaries reported
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Where can a Recruiter earn more?

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Most common benefits for Recruiters

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Commuter assistance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Gym membership
  • Happy hour
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 1,266 ratings

53% of Recruiters in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Recruiting Coordinator

5,653 job openings

Average $21.16 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Recruiter

As a recruiter how can I know if I am being paid fairly?

If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for a position, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry and experience.

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How can recruiters increase their salary?

To increase your salary as a recruiter, you can consider the following options:

  • Gain more experience: With more experience, you'll generally have a larger candidate database to offer companies.
  • Get a qualification: Having a qualification will be an advantage as you can apply for a position at a larger firm or show your knowledge as an independent recruiter.
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