2018 Recruiter Salary Chicago | Built In Chicago
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Project Mgmt
Account Executive
Account Manager
Analytics Manager
Android Developer
Art Director
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)
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 Scientist
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 Software Engineering
Email Marketing Manager
Engineering Manager
Event Planner
Finance Director
Financial Analyst
Front End Developer
HR Coordinator
HR Director
HR Manager
HR Specialist
Implementation Manager
Implementation Specialist
Inside Sales Manager
Inside Sales Representative
iOS Developer
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 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
Social Media Manager
Software Engineer
Software Test Engineer
Technical Project Manager
Technical Recruiter
Technical Support
Technical Writer
UI Designer
UX Designer
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 Product
Vice President of Sales
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Recruiter salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

Additional Cash Compensation
Total Compensation
Median: $62K
Min: $40K
Max: $100K

How Much Does a Recruiter Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Recruiter in Chicago is $61,804. The average additional cash compensation for a Recruiter in Chicago is $16,350. The average total compensation for a Recruiter in Chicago is $78,154. Recruiter salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Recruiter employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
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Chicago Companies with the Highest HR Salaries

Mobile, Software
Consumer Web, Fintech
Consumer Web, Fintech
Cloud, Software

Recruiter Salary ranges

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 $62,318 and the average Recruiter salary for men is $65,000.

Recruiter Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Recruiter with 7+ years of experience is $75,000. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $40,000.

Average HR salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
HR Coordinator $47,791
Min: $38K
Max: $59K
Recruiter $61,804
Min: $40K
Max: $100K
Technical Recruiter $69,409
Min: $40K
Max: $119K
HR Specialist $70,786
Min: $47K
Max: $115K
Senior Recruiter $90,083
Min: $53K
Max: $140K
HR Manager $93,720
Min: $65K
Max: $125K
HR Director $142,813
Min: $85K
Max: $240K
Vice President of Human Resources $186,646
Min: $96K
Max: $218K

Recruiter jobs in Chicago

Corporate Recruiter

North Suburbs
2 days ago
We’re looking for a passionate, detail-oriented Corporate Recruiter to assist with all internal hiring efforts at GTreasury.  He or she will source and recruit passive and active candidates to build a pipeline of talent for open positions as well as future open positions within all aspects of the business.

Recruiting Coordinator

2 weeks ago
As the Recruiting Coordinator you will partner with recruiters to assist with candidate communication and scheduling across all of Vivid Seats departments. This role is critical to the success of recruiting operations and candidate experience – two areas which we are proud to hold ourselves to the highest standards.  Working side by side with the Recruiters and other business partners, you will drive timelines forward, identify and implement efficiencies for the team, and advocate for an exceptional candidate experience. You will get the chance to connect with candidates through each step of their interview process, share the Vivid Seats story, and play an important role in Vivid Seats hiring initiatives. 

Senior Recruiter

2 weeks ago
Come up with and execute local sourcing strategy so as to meet our hiring goals. You’ll be at the helm of recruiting in your market and everyone will be looking to you for direction. Help us continue to improve our ability to hire, qualify, assess and close. No one-trick ponies allowed. Be a knowledgeable, hands-on full lifecycle recruiter across a variety of deeply technical roles from new graduates through to Principal level-types. Develop and nurture potential leads through technical communities, events and groups. Have inclusivity at the forefront of your mind and be willing to go above and beyond to create a workforce reflective of North America’s diversity. Review lots of resumes and online profiles and proactively reach out to amazing technical talent in the market. Be an ambassador for ThoughtWorks. You’ll often be the first ThoughtWorker people speak with, so you need to be great at understanding their motivators and determining if they’re an initial fit with the organization. Sell ThoughtWorks to potential ThoughtWorkers; whether via telephone interview or a face to face meeting, you are responsible for getting people excited about us and making sure that they understand our culture and organization. Create amazing experiences. You will make sure that potential ThoughtWorkers are meeting the right interviewers and we’re looking after them at every stage of the process. We want to ensure that each candidate comes away with a positive experience with us. Articulate the risks and benefits of each hire. From the first time you speak with a potential ThoughtWorker, you are assessing their strengths and weaknesses so that we can make informed hiring decisions. We take risks, to be sure, but it’s your job to make sure we know exactly what those are for each potential hire.

Head of Recruitment

1 week ago
Architect the overall strategy and vision for recruiting within the United States. Manage full-cycle recruitment across all levels, including campus, lateral and senior level hires, including sourcing, recruiting, negotiating and closing of candidates while delivering the highest quality candidate experience. Partner closely with the hiring managers to assess organizational needs and develop thoughtful and innovative direct sourcing, pipelining, referral, social media, networking, agency and campus strategies. Ensure IMC is using the appropriate selection and assessment methodologies to evaluate candidates across technical, personality and other relevant skills and attributes. Lead a team of recruiting professionals, focused on driving accountability and implementing rigor and discipline into the recruiting process, supporting their growth and development, and shaping their strategies and team alignments.

Experienced Recruiter-Trading & Technology

1 week ago
Responsible for innovative sourcing strategies to find top talent.  Full-lifecycle recruiting includes setting sourcing strategy, reviewing resumes, crafting the selection process, interviewing candidates and managing the offer and sell process. Build, manage and strengthen relationships with external recruiting agencies. Use data to drive decision making in process.  Provide consistent reporting on recruiting activity and metrics. Stay “ahead of the curve” on emerging trends in the market and the latest creative recruiting channels particularly among IMC’s competitors for talent in trading and technology.  Play an active role in the branding and marketing of the IMC brand. Represent the IMC brand externally to top talent and convey our unique opportunities and company culture.

Senior Technical Recruiter

1 week ago
The Senior Technical Recruiter oversees the full life cycle of recruitment process and plays an essential role in fueling Relativity’s growth with top talent. The Senior Technical Recruiter will be responsible for delivering all facets of recruiting success throughout Relativity. This will be achieved through the development of local and national recruiting plans, employing traditional sourcing strategies and resources as well as developing new, creative recruiting ideas.


1 day ago
Position Overview: As a Recruiter at BenchPrep, you’ll be jumping in and ready to tackle all things related to talent acquisition. You’re savvy, know your way around a networking event, and are passionate about candidate experience. You’ll be screening candidates, coordinating interviews, and playing a major role in the new hire onboarding process. Joining a team of two (including you), you’ll play a major part in shaping BenchPrep’s growing


1 week ago
Pangea is looking for a talented, experienced, recruiter to help us build our growing team! As a Recruiter at Pangea, you will manage full-cycle recruiting to bring the best and brightest talent to our Product, Engineering, Marketing, and Operations teams. Our ideal candidate has successfully recruited for various roles at growth stage startups and is excited to take on the challenge of rapidly growing our organization.


2 weeks ago
We're looking for an organized and highly motivated Recruiter to join our team. Our recruiting team manages the hiring process from start to finish and ensures we are hiring top talent and providing an exceptional candidate experience. You will be responsible for attracting and sourcing candidates, evaluating resumes, scheduling interviews, improving our hiring processes and managing the hiring paperwork. Recruiters are extremely organized individuals that can seamlessly shift between multiple tasks and manage time sensitive communication and work. The ideal candidate is impeccable at communicating in a clear and timely manner, has an interest in recruiting and building relationships, and is passionate about improving processes and the candidate experience.


3 weeks ago
Partner with hiring managers to determine staffing needs. Responsible for reviewing resumes and conducting initial interviews with candidates. Serve as a liaison between candidates and hiring managers. Administer appropriate company assessments as needed. Effectively and efficiently fill open requisitions. Develop and maintain pipeline of candidates for open requisitions.

Sales Recruiter

2 days ago
Working in a fast-paced environment, as a Sales Recruiter you will source, screen and ultimately close exceptional sales talent. You’ll partner with Fooda Sales leadership to create and maintain a solid talent pipeline, and use creative networking and sourcing avenues to identify our next sales rock stars. 

Contract Recruiter

4 days ago
ActiveCampaign is one of the fastest growing tech companies in Chicago revolutionizing marketing automation. Our software allows all of our users, the power to make smarter business decisions based on data-driven analytics. This newly-created role is a critical member of the Talent Acquisition team. The Contract Recruiter will develop ongoing talent pipelines for technical positions and identify strong candidates for open roles across the

Skills that affect Recruiter salaries in Chicago

15% have this skill
Full Cycle Recruiting
12% have this skill
12% have this skill
Talent Strategy
12% have this skill
Campus Recruitment
9% have this skill
Administrative Support
6% have this skill

Recent Recruiter salaries in Chicago

Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $52,500 with +$2,600 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Recruitment Partner reported a yearly salary of $70,000
3-5 Years of Experience
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201-500 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Talent Acquisition Executive reported a yearly salary of $45,000 with +$70,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
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A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $100,000
3-5 Years of Experience
1-10 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $53,000
1-3 Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $80,000
5-7 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Recruiting Quality Assurance Analyst reported a yearly salary of $40,000
1-3 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
5-10 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Direct Placement Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $40,000 with +$17,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Sr. Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $75,000
5-7 Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $70,000
3-5 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
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