"customer service," "background checks," and "job descriptions" aren't the only skills we found recruiting assistants list on their resumes. In fact, there's a whole list of recruiting assistant responsibilities that we found, including:
We've found that 68.5% of recruiting assistants have earned a bachelor's degree. Furthermore, 6.9% earned their master's degrees before becoming a recruiting assistant. While it's true that most recruiting assistants have a college degree, it's generally possible to become one with only a high school degree. In fact, one out of every eight recruiting assistants did not spend the extra money to attend college.
Those recruiting assistants who do attend college, typically earn either business degrees or psychology degrees. Less commonly earned degrees for recruiting assistants include communication degrees or human resources management degrees.
When you're ready to become a recruiting assistant, you might wonder which companies hire recruiting assistants. According to our research through recruiting assistant resumes, recruiting assistants are mostly hired by Alorica, Crystal Springs Resort, and Home Instead Senior Care. Now is a good time to apply as Alorica has 8 recruiting assistants job openings, and there are 5 at Crystal Springs Resort and 2 at Home Instead Senior Care.
If you're interested in companies where recruiting assistants make the most money, you'll want to apply for positions at Ameriprise Financial, Seyfarth Shaw, and Fox Rothschild. We found that at Ameriprise Financial, the average recruiting assistant salary is $51,736. Whereas at Seyfarth Shaw, recruiting assistants earn roughly $49,136. And at Fox Rothschild, they make an average salary of $48,541.
Some other companies you might be interested in as a recruiting assistant include Aerotek, United States Army, and Insight Global. These three companies were found to hire the most recruiting assistants from the top 100 U.S. educational institutions.
In general, recruiting assistants fulfill roles in the professional and health care industries. While employment numbers are high in those industries, the recruiting assistant annual salary is the highest in the professional industry with $47,978 as the average salary. Meanwhile, the media and technology industries pay $39,154 and $38,459 respectively. This means that recruiting assistants who are employed in the professional industry make 33.7% more than recruiting assistants who work in the health care Industry.