Updated August 22, 2022

Average Human Resources Recruiter Salary

$47,549yearly

$22.86 hourly

Entry level Salary
$33,000 yearly
$33,000
10 %
$47,549
Median
$67,000
90 %

How much does a Human Resources Recruiter make?

Human resources recruiters make $47,549 per year on average, or $22.86 per hour, in the United States. Human resources recruiters on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $33,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $67,000.

Location impacts how much a human resources recruiter can expect to make. Human resources recruiters make the most in New York, New Jersey, California, Washington, and Alaska.

Highest Paying States For Human Resources Recruiters

The darker areas on the map show where human resources recruiters earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Human Resources Recruiter average salary by State

RankStateAvg. SalaryHourly RateJob Count
1New York$63,570$30.561,609
2Washington$59,107$28.42907
3Oregon$54,978$26.43588
4District of Columbia$60,348$29.01316
5Rhode Island$56,288$27.06133
6Alaska$56,912$27.36102
7Massachusetts$56,465$27.151,057
8California$59,787$28.743,351
9Arizona$50,918$24.48700
10New Jersey$60,567$29.12722
11North Dakota$50,259$24.16105
12Colorado$55,156$26.52645
13Vermont$49,408$23.75100
14Delaware$49,404$23.75165
15Minnesota$50,202$24.14690
16Utah$49,722$23.90324
17Connecticut$50,453$24.26340
18Kansas$47,889$23.02307
19New Hampshire$47,458$22.82214
20Alabama$49,148$23.63294
21Nevada$46,114$22.17244
22Maine$48,551$23.34123
23Nebraska$46,276$22.25231
24Hawaii$49,068$23.59105
25Maryland$53,560$25.75571
26Pennsylvania$47,054$22.621,109
27Texas$46,811$22.512,005
28Virginia$48,616$23.37945
29Illinois$46,518$22.361,332
30Ohio$45,960$22.10938
31North Carolina$45,962$22.10962
32South Dakota$44,399$21.35106
33Wisconsin$44,891$21.58534
34Wyoming$41,394$19.9077
35Michigan$42,456$20.41740
36New Mexico$44,746$21.51161
37Tennessee$41,993$20.19565
38Iowa$42,773$20.56329
39West Virginia$42,203$20.29114
40Mississippi$42,423$20.40191
41Arkansas$42,087$20.23209
42Idaho$41,531$19.97164
43Missouri$42,383$20.38498
44South Carolina$42,114$20.25372
45Montana$37,612$18.08138
46Indiana$41,677$20.04502
47Kentucky$40,604$19.52334
48Louisiana$41,400$19.90261
49Georgia$38,768$18.641,010
50Florida$39,606$19.041,350
51Oklahoma$39,879$19.17217

Highest Paying Cities For Human Resources Recruiters

RankCityAvg. SalaryHourly Rate
1Sunnyvale, CA$64,005$30.77
2New York, NY$63,750$30.65
3Jersey City, NJ$60,759$29.21
4Seattle, WA$59,492$28.60
5Boston, MA$56,454$27.14
6Englewood, CO$55,179$26.53
7Salem, OR$55,099$26.49
8Phoenix, AZ$50,983$24.51
9Minneapolis, MN$50,216$24.14
10Salt Lake City, UT$49,681$23.89
11Richmond, VA$48,521$23.33
12Kansas City, KS$47,942$23.05
13Philadelphia, PA$47,453$22.81
14San Antonio, TX$47,189$22.69
15Chicago, IL$46,714$22.46

Human Resources Recruiter Salary Details

Average Human Resources Recruiter Salary Graph
Average Human Resources Recruiter Salary Graph, Trends, and Summary

What is a Human Resources Recruiter's Salary?

PercentileAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly Rate
90th Percentile$67,000$5,583$32
75th Percentile$57,000$4,750$27
Average$47,549$3,962$23
25th Percentile$39,000$3,250$19
10th Percentile$33,000$2,750$16

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
Recruitment Manager-Sales$57,523$4,794$27.6679,349
Technical Recruiter$62,499$5,208$30.0596,164
Recruiter$51,374$4,281$24.7037,954
Corporate Recruiter$70,538$5,878$33.9145,393
Staffing Recruiter$44,207$3,684$21.2533,547
Healthcare Recruiter$53,407$4,451$25.6831,718

Here are the five companies hiring the most now:

  1. Discover Jobs (15)
  2. UPS Jobs (65)
  3. Bank of America Jobs (12)
  4. Wells Fargo Jobs (16)
  5. American Income Life Insurance Jobs (40)

Which Companies Pay Human Resources Recruiters The Most?

According to our most recent salary estimates, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Berkshire Hathaway are the highest paying companies for human resources recruiters.
RankCompanyAverage SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
1JPMorgan Chase & Co.$81,460$39.1636
2Berkshire Hathaway$69,721$33.523
3City of Seattle$68,839$33.103
4Edward Jones$66,044$31.753
5Los Alamos National Laboratory$65,506$31.493
6Virtusa$65,461$31.47
7Atos$63,757$30.656
8PROLIM$62,193$29.906
9DGN Games$61,975$29.80
10OZ Systems$61,458$29.551
11Baker Hughes$61,180$29.416
12Dice$59,982$28.84
13Amazon$59,928$28.81133
14SHRM$59,733$28.722
15CHRISTUS Health$58,371$28.0612
16Perkins School for the Blind$57,871$27.82
17VT Industries$57,467$27.63
18J.F. Shea Co$57,174$27.49
19Mattel$56,595$27.213
20Harvard University$56,227$27.0311

How Much Do Human Resources Recruiters Make In Different Industries?

Here are some examples of how much a human resources recruiter salaries can based on different industries:

  1. The finance industry pays human resources recruiters an average salary of $55,012

  2. The technology industry pay $53,283

  3. The lowest paying industry for human resources recruiters is the professional industry. Human resources recruiters in this industry earn an average salary of $47,460

Highest Paying Industries For Human Resources Recruiters

RankIndustryAverage SalaryHourly Rate
1Finance$55,012$26.45
2Technology$53,283$25.62
3Hospitality$50,004$24.04
4Manufacturing$48,493$23.31
5Health Care$47,920$23.04
6Transportation$47,784$22.97
7Professional$47,460$22.82

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Human Resources Recruiter Salary Trends

The salary for a human resources recruiter can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. An accountant with 0-2 years of experience earns an average salary of $28,135, a mid-career professional with 3-6 years of experience makes $47,549 a year on average, and a senior level accountant with 7-12 years of experience enjoys an average annual salary of $80,002. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Average Human Resources Recruiter Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

    Human Resources Recruiter Salary By Year

    YearAvg. SalaryHourly Rate% Change
    2022$47,500$22.86+2.5%
    2021$46,400$22.29+1.7%
    2020$45,600$21.92+0.9%
    2019$45,200$21.73+1.9%
    2018$44,300$21.31+1.4%

    Recently Added Human Resources Recruiter Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Monarch Casino Resort Spa Black HawkHuman Resources Recruiter (On-Site)Black Hawk, CO07/26/2022$53,000
    University of DenverRecruiter, Human Resources and Inclusive CommunityDenver, CO07/26/2022$55,000
    Boylston StaffingHuman Resources RecruiterBoston, MA07/25/2022$52,175
    Ultimate Staffing ServicesHuman Resource Recruiter (EP 2903) (JO)Ontario, CA07/25/2022$45,914
    City of AmesTemporary Human Resources RecruiterBode, IA07/23/2022$41,740
    ComunilifeHuman Resources RecruiterNew York, NY07/22/2022$70,000
    Department of JusticeHuman Resources Spec Staffing and RecruitmentWashington, DC07/13/2022$74,950
    RCILHuman Resources RecruiterUtica, NY07/12/2022$42,825
    Resource Center for Independent LivingHuman Resources RecruiterUtica, NY07/12/2022$42,825
    SodexoSodexo @ GCU Remote HR RecruiterPhoenix, AZ07/12/2022$35,479

    Human Resources Recruiter Salaries FAQs

    What State Pays Human Resources Recruiters The Most?

    New York pays Human Resources Recruiters the most in the United States, with an average salary of $63,570 per year, or $30.56 per hour.

    How Do I Know If I'm Being Paid Fairly As A Human Resources Recruiter?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Human Resources Recruiter if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in New Jersey you should be paid close to $60,567 per year.

    What Type Of Human Resources Recruiter Gets Paid The Most?

    Human Resources Manager gets paid the most. Human Resources Manager made a median salary of $80,442. The best-paid 10 percent make $96,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $67,000.

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