Recruiter salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$67,292
$9,664
Additional Cash Compensation
$76,956
Total Compensation
Median: $67K
Min: $40K
Max: $130K

How Much Does a Recruiter Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Recruiter in Chicago is $67,292. The average additional cash compensation for a Recruiter in Chicago is $9,664. The average total compensation for a Recruiter in Chicago is $76,956. Recruiter salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Recruiter employees in Chicago.

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Recruiter jobs in Chicago

Leadership Recruiter

Chicago
8 hours ago
+40
We’re hiring a Leadership Recruiter as we invest in and expand our leadership team at DoorDash. As a Leadership Recruiter, you will play an integral role in executing against some of our most complex leadership searches by overseeing the leadership search process for the most sought after talent (technical and non-technical) across DoorDash. You will be responsible for developing a robust, thoughtful, search strategy that will attract exceptional leaders. Individually and in partnership with Researchers, you will build out talent networks and develop trusted relationships with executives. 

Sales Recruiter

Chicago
1 week ago
+54
Who would this be the right opportunity for? Our Talent Acquisition team is on the cusp of moving into an Agile Recruiting model to become a strategic partner to the business. Reporting into the Director of Talent Acquisition, you will have the opportunity to help shape the direction of the vision to establish the future of Recruiting for the company! You will be disruptive, innovative and challenge the status quo. Are you tired of living in a reactive environment and losing sight of what is happening in the business and how that impacts recruiting? Then this is the opportunity you have been looking for. This is your chance to be at the right place at the right time.

Leadership Recruiting Researcher

Chicago
8 hours ago
+40
The DoorDash Leadership Recruiting Team is a newly formed team of talent advisors and business partners to the DoorDash leadership team as we discover and hire the best leaders who empower DoorDash’s growth. We’re hiring a Leadership Recruiting Researcher as we invest in and expand our leadership team at DoorDash. As a Researcher, you will play an integral role in executing against some of our most complex leadership searches. In this role, you will own the research and engagement strategy for the most sought after talent (technical and non-technical) across DoorDash company wide. The Leadership Recruiting Team works with DoorDash’s hiring leaders as consultants; partnering to develop and innovate data-driven leadership recruiting strategies. This role will report into the Senior Director of Leadership Recruiting.

Sourcer, Leadership Recruiting

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+40
The DoorDash Leadership Recruiting Team is a newly formed team of talent advisors and business partners to the DoorDash leadership team as we discover and hire the best leaders who empower DoorDash’s growth. We’re hiring a Leadership Recruiting Researcher as we invest in and expand our leadership team at DoorDash. As a Researcher, you will play an integral role in executing against some of our most complex leadership searches. In this role, you will own the research and engagement strategy for the most sought after talent (technical and non-technical) across DoorDash company wide. The Leadership Recruiting Team works with DoorDash’s hiring leaders as consultants; partnering to develop and innovate data-driven leadership recruiting strategies. This role will report into the Senior Director of Leadership Recruiting.

Technical Recruiter

Chicago
1 week ago
+29
Company Description M1 is reinventing personal finance and creating the next generation financial institution. We believe the current tools used to invest, borrow, and spend your money are woefully outdated and overpriced. That’s why we’re rethinking what’s possible with new technology and building the tools to empower people to make the most of their money. We started by building a beautiful, one-of-a-kind automated investing platform. People

Recruiter

Chicago
1 week ago
+29
Who We Are: We reward shoppers for digitizing their shopping experience. Our mission is to delight the world’s shoppers with a free smartphone app that is easy, smart and fun. Why Join the Fetch Family?We make it better for users even when that's difficult for usWe empower people with information and trustWe challenge ideas, not peopleWe think bigger and keep buildingWe find ways to bring the fun to Fetch!We're committed to building an empowered

Recruiter

Chicago
1 week ago
+20
ThinkMarkets is seeking a Recruiter to join our growing HR team in Chicago! The ideal candidate is someone whose passion lies in finding the best talent to make our company successful. This role is critical in growing our team and enhancing our culture by finding and bringing on exceptional team members. A successful Recruiter will be resilient, upbeat and thrive in an ever-changing and dynamic work environment. This person should have a keen eye

Technical Recruiter

Chicago
1 day ago
+30
Well, hello there 👋 We're Screencastify, the #1 screen recorder for Chrome. More than 12 million people use Screencastify every week (!!!) to record, edit and share all sorts of amazing videos. In K-12 classrooms around the world, teachers and students are using Screencastify to create instructional videos, record presentations, give better feedback, and much much more. In 2020, Screencastify became K-12’s most used asynchronous video tool. The

Vendor Recruiter Lead

Chicago
3 days ago
+35
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.

Paro Expert Recruiter

Chicago
3 days ago
+39
Paro is hiring a Paro Expert Recruiter. Experts are Paro’s freelance talent. 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

Contract Technical Recruiter

Chicago
4 days ago
+43
As a Technical Recruiter at Flexport- you would be responsible for building relationships with our Engineering leaders across San Francisco, Chicago and Bellevue technology hubs. You will play an integral part in the team and will be responsible for all parts of the recruiting life cycle, including: resume review, sourcing, driving a strong and diverse candidate pipeline, building relationships with internal and external stakeholders, and managing the candidate lifecycle from application to hire. We’re looking for someone who thrives in a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment and is unafraid to embrace new ideas and contribute to future success. 

Associate Recruiter (Contract) - Demand

Chicago
4 days ago
+43
Flexport is experiencing massive growth with 1,500+ Flexporters across 14 global offices. And we’re just getting started. We’re looking for a full-cycle Associate Recruiter for our Demand Recruiting team. This person will deliver top talent and lead strategic searches for numerous departments across the U.S. You’ll have robust knowledge of best practices and a comprehensive understanding of the complex nature of these roles. You will source and assess profiles and build diverse pipelines, and build strong partnerships with your internal hiring teams. Excited at the prospect of contributing to this area in recruiting? Read on!

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 $68,160 and the average Recruiter salary for men is $74,625.

Recruiter Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Recruiter with 7+ years of experience is $70,000. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $40,000.

Average HR salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
HR Coordinator $52,246
Min: $38K
Max: $100K
Recruiter $67,319
Min: $40K
Max: $130K
HR Specialist $67,624
Min: $47K
Max: $115K
Technical Recruiter $75,966
Min: $40K
Max: $119K
Senior Recruiter $90,497
Min: $53K
Max: $140K
HR Manager $92,798
Min: $65K
Max: $138K
HR Director $133,729
Min: $90K
Max: $240K
Chief People Officer $148,500
Min: $96K
Max: $188K
Vice President of Talent Acquisition $150,000
Min: $150K
Max: $150K
Vice President of People $160,345
Min: $143K
Max: $178K
Vice President of Human Resources $182,705
Min: $96K
Max: $230K

Skills that affect Recruiter salaries in Chicago

1
Recruitment
12% have this skill
2
Talent Strategy
11% have this skill
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Full Cycle Recruiting
11% have this skill
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Onboarding
10% have this skill
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Campus Recruitment
6% have this skill
6
Technical Recruiting
6% have this skill

Recent Recruiter salaries in Chicago

$66,000
Yearly Salary
A Internal Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $66,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $75,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$78,000
Yearly Salary
A Corporate Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $78,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A Technical Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $60,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A Talent Acquisition Partner reported a yearly salary of $60,000 with +$6,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$65,000
Yearly Salary
A Talent Acquisition Specialist reported a yearly salary of $65,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$62,000
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $62,000 with +$6,200 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$85,200
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $85,200 with +$9,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $70,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$62,000
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $62,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
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