Recruiter salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

Additional Cash Compensation
Total Compensation
Median: $68K
Min: $40K
Max: $130K

How Much Does a Recruiter Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Recruiter in Chicago is $68,264. The average additional cash compensation for a Recruiter in Chicago is $9,359. The average total compensation for a Recruiter in Chicago is $77,623. Recruiter salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Recruiter employees in Chicago.

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Project Mgmt
Account Executive
Account Manager
Analytics Manager
Android Developer
Art Director
Associate Product Manager
Automation Engineer
Brand Manager
Budget Analyst
Business Analyst
Business Development Manager
Business Development Representative
Business Intelligence Analyst
Business Intelligence Developer
Business Intelligence Manager
CCO (Chief Creative Officer)
CFO (Chief Financial Officer)
Chief People Officer
CIO (Chief Information Officer)
Client Success Manager
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer)
Community Manager
Content Manager
Content Marketing Manager
Content Strategist
COO (Chief Operating Officer)
CPO (Chief Product Officer)
Creative Director
CRO (Chief Revenue Officer)
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)
Customer Support Manager
Customer Support Rep
Data Analyst
Data Architect
Data Engineer
Data Engineering Manager
Data Scientist
Database Administrator
Design Director
Desktop Support
DevOps Engineer
Digital Marketing Manager
Director of Analytics
Director of Customer Success
Director of Marketing
Director of Operations
Director of Product Management
Director of Product Marketing
Director of Product Marketing
Director of Software Engineering
Email Marketing Manager
Engineering Manager
Event Planner
Finance Director
Financial Analyst
Front End Developer
Game Developer
Hardware Engineer
HR Coordinator
HR Director
HR Manager
HR Specialist
Implementation Manager
Implementation Specialist
Inside Sales Manager
Inside Sales Representative
iOS Developer
Junior Business Analyst
Junior Data Analyst
Junior Data Scientist
Junior Software Engineer
Lead Software Engineer
Machine Learning Engineer
Marketing Associate
Marketing Coordinator
Marketing Manager
Marketing Operations Manager
Office Manager
Operations Associate
Operations Manager
Principal Software Engineer
Product Analyst
Product Designer
Product Manager
Product Marketing Manager
Product Owner
Project Coordinator
Project Manager
Public Relations Manager
Public Relations Specialist
QA Analyst
QA Engineer
QA Manager
Sales Development Representative
Sales Director
Sales Engineer
Sales Manager
Sales Operations Analyst
Sales Operations Manager
Salesforce Developer
Scrum Master
Security Engineer
Senior Accountant
Senior Business Analyst
Senior Data Analyst
Senior Data Engineer
Senior Data Scientist
Senior Financial Analyst
Senior Marketing Manager
Senior Product Manager
Senior Product Marketing Manager
Senior Project Manager
Senior Recruiter
Senior Software Engineer
Senior Technical Writer
Senior UI Designer
Senior UX Designer
SEO Manager
SEO Specialist
Site Reliability Engineer
Social Media Manager
Software Engineer
Software Test Engineer
Systems Engineer
Technical Product Manager
Technical Project Manager
Technical Recruiter
Technical Support
Technical Writer
UI Designer
UX Designer
UX Researcher
Vice President of Care
Vice President of Engineering
Vice President of Finance
Vice President of Human Resources
Vice President of Marketing
Vice President of Operations
Vice President of People
Vice President of Product
Vice President of Sales
Vice President of Talent Acquisition
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Recruiter jobs in Chicago

Campus Recruiter

4 days ago
As a University Recruiter, you will partner with our Recruiting Operations Supervisor, internal hiring managers, University staff and college students to provide recruiting support in search of exceptional entry-level professionals. Focused on managing external school relationships, designing our campus strategy and creating a distinct candidate experience for on-campus hires, the University Recruiter impacts our recruiting efforts across all functions of the business.  

Vendor Recruiter Lead

2 weeks ago
Lead the team of Vendor Recruiters to meet all targets by both removing barriers and building creative new vendor recruiting tactics and supporting growth strategies of the business. Establish a program plan and targets to proactively address all vendor needs of the business. Build new vendor networks in markets where new business is anticipated. Ownership of monitoring and driving program metrics, including status reporting to leadership and key stakeholders. Ensure new vendors are aware of performance expectations and equipped to successfully perform services. Develop a plan for oversight and coaching to affiliates during initial work orders.

Vendor Recruiter (construction)

2 weeks ago
Identify prospective vendors for SMS Assist; explain how SMS Assist can deliver value to their organization. Develop familiarity with the vendors area of expertise, including but not limited to trade, geography, business size and areas of specialization. Complete cold calls daily to establish relationships with vendors and gain leads. Negotiate pricing and service terms while maintaining margin requirements. Consistently meet program targets. Partner with implementation team to ensure smooth transition into the SMS network. Assess opportunities and risks with your territory; recommend resolutions to leadership. Understand varying scopes of work of our clients and convey those requirements to vendors. Foster a positive team environment. Ensure confidentiality and accuracy of internal and external data. Perform ad-hoc projects and other duties as assigned.

Technical Recruiter

1 week ago
Who we are  M1 Finance has created a personal wealth-building platform made for the modern era, uniting personal perspective and automated ease. We seamlessly combine free investing, low cost borrowing and digital checking all in one intuitive, automated Finance Super App, and we’re driven by a mission to empower personal financial well-being. We believe that financial well-being is fundamental to overall well-being, and we strive to deliver

Sr. Recruiting Coordinator

1 week ago
Kazoo is looking for an experienced Sr. Recruiting Coordinator to drive, manage and fill internal roles. As a Recruiting Coordinator, you will play a vital role in partnering with hiring managers to help build and find the best talent for their team while coaching candidates through the interview/offer process.


2 hours ago
We create powerful, beautiful and intuitive digital products. We don't blindly follow trends. We take our understanding of the latest technologies and build the best solutions for our enterprise clients. We’re big believers in collaboration across engineering, design, and product teams. We combine our individual expertise to solve complex challenges. Devbridge is looking for a driven, full-cycle Recruiter who is motivated to join a growing


1 day ago
Work directly with America's best employers to bring joy to millions of employees! Note: At PerkSpot, the safety and wellness of our employees is our top priority. To provide our employees with the support they may need to maintain their personal health and wellness, our office is open and available for those employees who are interested in using it. Our long term goal is for PerkSpot employees to return to our Chicago office, however working

Technical Recruiter

1 day ago
About Kin: Notice: Due to the current circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kin Insurance has shifted to a remote workforce. While we hope to return to the office sometime soon, our priority is to maintain safe and healthy working conditions for our staff. For that reason, we will continue to operate, interview, and hire on a remote basis until further notice. Once it is safe to do so, we will return to the office and this individual will be

Junior Recruiter

2 days ago
Passionate about precision medicine and advancing the healthcare industry? Recent advancements in underlying technology have finally made it possible for AI to impact clinical care in a meaningful way. Tempus' proprietary platform connects an entire ecosystem of real-world evidence to deliver real-time, actionable insights to physicians, providing critical information about the right treatments for the right patients, at the right time.  Tempus

Expert Recruiter

2 days ago
Paro is hiring a Recruiter to join our growing team! We strongly encourage candidates of all different backgrounds to apply. We are committed to building a supportive place for you to do the best and most rewarding work of your career. Paro embraces and celebrates diversity and inclusion every day.   About Paro We help growing companies gain confidence in their finances. Paro matches businesses with the highest vetted bookkeepers, accountants,

Sales Recruiter

4 days ago
Our Talent Acquisition team is on the cusp of moving into an Agile Recruiting model to become a strategic partner to the business. Reporting to the Recruiting Operations Manager, you will help shape the direction of the vision to establish the future of sales recruiting! You will be inspiring, understand the hiring market and bring innovation to help empower our recruiting team to be consultative partners to our business and growth. This is a great opportunity to join a growing company within the health tech space.

Contract Recruiter

6 days ago
We’re looking for a talented person who understands high-touch candidate research and sourcing tactics. As well as market mapping for our industry. Through partnering with our head of recruiting, the ability to find the best and brightest candidates will help quickly advance Fast Radius in the world of 3D printing and additive manufacturing. A successful recruiting sourcer acts as a consultant and business advisor to the head of recruiting and partners closely with them on talent mapping and ideas to how proactively find and bring in the best candidates.

Recruiter Salary ranges

The most common Recruiter salary in Chicago is between $60k - $70k.

Average Recruiter Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Recruiter make the most at companies with 1-10 employees, earning $100,000 on average.

Recruiter Salary by gender

The average Recruiter salary for women is $69,539 and the average Recruiter salary for men is $70,917.

Recruiter Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Recruiter with 7+ years of experience is $73,750. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $40,000.

Average HR + Recruiting salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
HR Coordinator $52,179
Min: $38K
Max: $100K
Recruiter $68,264
Min: $40K
Max: $130K
HR Specialist $69,592
Min: $47K
Max: $120K
Technical Recruiter $76,402
Min: $40K
Max: $119K
Senior Recruiter $91,340
Min: $53K
Max: $140K
HR Manager $92,612
Min: $65K
Max: $138K
HR Director $133,813
Min: $90K
Max: $240K
Vice President of Talent Acquisition $150,000
Min: $150K
Max: $150K
Vice President of People $169,884
Min: $143K
Max: $195K
Vice President of Human Resources $183,320
Min: $96K
Max: $230K
Chief People Officer $188,167
Min: $96K
Max: $335K

Skills that affect Recruiter salaries in Chicago

13% have this skill
Full Cycle Recruiting
12% have this skill
Talent Strategy
12% have this skill
10% have this skill
Technical Recruiting
7% have this skill
Campus Recruitment
6% have this skill

Recent Recruiter salaries in Chicago

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A Talent Acquisition Specialist reported a yearly salary of $58,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
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51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $52,000 with +$4,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
501-1,000 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $52,000 with +$4,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
501-1,000 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Healthcare Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $84,000
5-7 Years of Experience
501-1,000 Employees
1-5 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $85,000 with +$8,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
501-1,000 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Corporate Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $85,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $80,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $50,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $73,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
11-50 Employees
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