How Pricing Works on Indeed

Indeed search results are made up of both free and Sponsored Job listings. Free listings fall back in search results as new jobs are added. Sponsored Jobs better visibility in relevant search results for as long as they are sponsored.



Sponsored Jobs and Instant Match


When you sponsor a job, you also get Instant Match. We search through millions of resumes on Indeed to show you candidates that fit your job description. You can invite them to apply right away, or at any time from your employer dashboard.


Sponsored Jobs are priced on a pay for performance model, with charges incurred only when interested job seekers click on a Sponsored Job. There’s no extra cost to use Instant Match.


You can add a hiring budget for your job post on the Sponsor a job page.  We’ll work with you to set a budget based on your job title and location. When you specify the amount you’d like to spend, you’ll receive an estimated number of applications.


Remember: We don’t have long-term contracts, and you can start, stop, or pause your job at any time. 


Sponsor job page



There are three important things to understand about daily budgets:




Actual daily spend will vary.


Your actual daily spend will vary depending on the number of clicks received on the job. For example, when your jobs are shown more often, your cost on any one particular day might be more than the average daily budget selected above. Your daily budget is the average you’ll spend per day over the course of a month, if you run your job for an entire calendar month.




Daily budgets are based on averages.


When you choose a daily budget, we multiply your daily budget times the average number of days in a month (30.5) to determine your maximum monthly budget — you won’t spend more than this amount in a given month. For example, if your daily budget is $10.00, you’ll spend a maximum of $305.00 for the month ($10 daily budget x 30.5 average days per month). However, you may spend $8.00 on one day and $12.00 on another. Your maximum monthly budget is prorated when you start in the middle of the month. In this case, your daily budget is multiplied times the remaining days in the month to calculate your maximum monthly budget.



Daily budgets recur automatically until you stop them.

Your job will continue to be sponsored on Indeed until you stop it. You will only be charged for clicks received on the days your job was posted. You can stop at any time, by changing the status of your job to “paused” or “closed.”

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