Recruiter Salary in the US

$52,890
per year
per month
$4,410
per month
per year
Bonus
$4,400/year
Profit Sharing
$1,800/year
Bonus
$370/month
Profit Sharing
$150/month

Recruiter - Average Salary

The average salary for a Recruiter is $52,890 per year ($4,410 per month), which is $600 (-1%) lower than the average salary in the United States.
A Recruiter can expect an average starting salary of $46,740. The highest salaries can exceed $87,480.
$46,740
Low
$52,890
Average salary
$87,480
High
$3,900
Low
$4,410
Average salary
$7,290
High
Total pay includes salary, bonus and profit sharing.
$0
$55,000
$110,080
Salary$46,740 - 87,480
Bonus$500 - 13,400
Profit Sharing$0 - 9,200
Total Pay$47,240 - 110,080
$0
$4,590
$9,180
Salary$3,900 - 7,290
Bonus$40 - 1,120
Profit Sharing$0 - 770
Total Pay$3,940 - 9,180

Recruiter Salary Range

Low
$46,740
Average salary
$52,890
Senior
$66,350
High
$87,480
Low
$3,900
Average salary
$4,410
Senior
$5,530
High
$7,290
Among Recruiters in the U.S., Entry Level Recruiters and Junior Recruiters have lower salaries, while IT Recruiters, Executive Recruiters and Senior Recruiters enjoy the highest salaries.

Recruiter - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Recruiter$67K/year
+26% 
Executive Recruiter$64K/year
+21% 
IT Recruiter$63K/year
+19% 
Technical Recruiter$61K/year
+16% 
Healthcare Recruiter$58K/year
+10% 
Corporate Recruiter$57K/year
+7% 
HR Recruiter$55K/year
+3% 
University Recruiter$50K/year
 -5%
Junior Recruiter$50K/year
 -6%
Entry Level Recruiter$48K/year
 -9%

Recruiter - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Recruiter with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $48,480 per year. A mid level Recruiter with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $61,230, while a Senior Recruiter with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $65,480. Recruiters with more than 20 years of experience earn $66,430 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Recruiter

Late Career▲ +26%
Senior▲ +24%
Mid Level▲ +16%
Average Salary$52,890/year
Entry Level▼ -8%

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Recruiter - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Recruiter jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Recruiter

How much does a Recruiter make in the US?
A Recruiter in the US earns an average of $52,890 gross per year, which is about $4,410 gross per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Recruiter updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Recruiter in the US?
The starting salary of a Recruiter in the US is around $46,740 gross per year. Entry Level Recruiters and Junior Recruiters usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Recruiter in the US?
The highest salary of a Recruiter in the US can reach and exceed $87,480 gross per year. IT Recruiters, Executive Recruiters and Senior Recruiters usually have the highest salaries.
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