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Recruiter (External) Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$52,508 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Recruiter (External) is $52,508 a year and $25 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Recruiter (External) is between $37,553 and $64,849. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Conducts pre-screenings and interviews and ensures that potential candidates are a good fit for the client.
  • Builds relationships with a wide range of business professionals in order to maintain an archive of potential candidates.
  • Prepares a list of vetted applicants tailored to the client's desires and needs.
  • Posts job openings on social media sites and job boards to attract talent.
Recruiter (External) Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Human Resources Specialists

Job family population: 553,950

Estimated population of Recruiter (External) jobs: 242,597

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Recruiter (External) Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

College Recruiter, Regional Recruiter
Apr 26
Chicago, IL, USA
University of Illinois at Chicago
... and external community groups and organizations to ~promote and support the University's overall recruitment efforts. · Host and assist in the coordination of on-campus programs for prospective ...
Corporate Recruiter ( Technical )
May 16
Lombard, United States
IT Associates, Inc.
Corporate Recruiter ( few IT positions which are very important to fill ) 6-12 months Contract ... Schedule and conduct interviews for internal and external candidates applying for non-exempt ...
Contract Recruiter
Mar 26
Chicago, IL, USA
Interim HR
Manage the recruitment process which includes identifying internal and external talent; source, screen, interview and present qualified candidates to hiring managers * Work closely with hiring ...
Apr 25
Rosemont, IL, USA
HR Source Staffing
Our client is in need of a temp to hire recruiter to drive strategies to manage the identification and selection of talent from internal and external candidate pools and help manage the overall ...
Executive Recruiter
Mar 20
Deerfield, IL, USA
The Executive Recruiter will identify, engage and connect with the best executive-level talent ... They also partner with Succession Planning to identify where external talent may be required to ...
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