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Recruiting Specialist Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$61,725 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Recruiting Specialist is $61,725 a year and $30 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Recruiting Specialist is between $45,086 and $75,604. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Recruiting Specialist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • Seeks out, interviews, screens, and recruits job applicants to fill existing company job openings: discusses personnel needs with department supervisors to prepare and implement recruitment program.
  • Contacts colleges to arrange on-campus interviews.
  • Provides information on company facilities and job opportunities to potential applicants.
  • Interviews college applicants to obtain work history, education, training, job skills, and salary requirements.
  • Screens and refers qualified applicants to company hiring personnel for follow-up interview.
  • Arranges travel and lodging for selected applicants at company expense.
  • Performs reference and background checks on applicants.
  • Corresponds with job applicants to notify them of employment consideration.
  • Files and maintains employment records for future references.
  • Projects yearly recruitment expenditures for budgetary control.
Recruiting Specialist Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Human Resources Specialists

Job family population: 553,950

Estimated population of Recruiting Specialist jobs: 9,744

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Recruiting Specialist Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Recruiting Specialist
Apr 26
Seattle, WA, USA
We are searching for a highly-motivated, scrappy, and passionate Recruiting Specialist to help meet our exciting growth goals for 2019 and beyond. This person will be the strategic talent partner for ...
Human Resource Specialist
Jun 14
Seattle, WA, USA
Summit Law Group
Summit Law Group is seeking a Human Resource Specialist candidate to join our team of highly ... Â· Recruiting - Under the direction of the Executive Director o Assist in writing of job posts ...
Talent Acquisition Specialist
Apr 30
Seattle, WA, USA
Express Employment Professionals- Seattle, WA
The successful incumbent will use their recruitment experience to source candidates, identify and attend Career Fairs, identify solutions for candidate attraction, and build and maintain a network of ...
Talent Acquisition Specialist
Apr 24
Federal Way, WA, USA
Valley Cities Behavioral Health Care
Talent Acquisition Specialist The Talent Acquisition Specialist will identify and recruit talented individuals to fill vacant positions. This position is responsible for interviewing, testing and ...
Talent Acquisition Specialist
May 22
Bothell, WA, USA
Verticalmove, Inc.
Desired Experience • 0-5 years of sales, recruiting, or client/customer facing experience • An established track record of performing at above average levels in Education, Competitive Sports or ...
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