Recruiter Salary Chicago: Updated 2018 | Built In Chicago
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Recruiter salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

Additional Cash Compensation
Total Compensation
Median: $60K
Min: $40K
Max: $80K

How Much Does a Recruiter Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Recruiter in Chicago is $60,059. The average additional cash compensation for a Recruiter in Chicago is $8,500. The average total compensation for a Recruiter in Chicago is $68,559. 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
Total number of tech users on Built In Chicago

Chicago Companies with the Highest HR Salaries

Mobile, Software
Consumer Web, Fintech
Artificial Intelligence, Cloud
Big Data, Healthtech

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 201-500 employees, earning $75,000 on average.

Recruiter Salary by gender

The average Recruiter salary for women is $59,167 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 $47,346
Min: $38K
Max: $59K
Recruiter $60,059
Min: $40K
Max: $80K
Technical Recruiter $67,737
Min: $40K
Max: $119K
HR Specialist $71,000
Min: $47K
Max: $115K
Senior Recruiter $91,423
Min: $66K
Max: $140K
HR Manager $94,130
Min: $65K
Max: $125K
HR Director $141,000
Min: $85K
Max: $240K
Vice President of Human Resources $189,700
Min: $96K
Max: $218K

Recruiter jobs in Chicago

Corporate Recruiter

North Suburbs
7 hours 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

3 days ago
Recruiting Coordinator 222 W Adams St, 11th Floor Chicago, Illinois, 60606 United States West Monroe isn’t a start-up consulting firm, but we act like one. From day one, our people have the opportunity to make a definitive personal impact for their clients and their careers. What does this mean? It means we seek out the best of the best, and then we challenge them to make us better. Think you’re up to the challenge? West Monroe Partners is

Seasonal Recruiter

1 week ago
The Seasonal Recruiter assists in delivering the headcount required to staff our peak season. You will be responsible for high-volume full-cycle recruiting for non-exempt positions (Customer Service Representatives) in our Downers Grove, Call Center during our holiday peak season (November to May). You will facilitate 30 to 60 hires during peak weeks. You will conduct interviews from a predetermined interview guide, share job-related information with all candidates about the requirements of the CSR role, and create a positive candidate experience.

Sales Recruiter

2 weeks ago
+21 is seeking a Sales Recruiter who will act as an integral partner to the recruiting team and business stakeholders while managing the recruiting process. This person will support the full cycle recruitment for direct (inside and field), enterprise, and programmatic sales positions for the company by identifying active and passive qualified candidates to present to our hiring managers.

Recruiting and Onboarding Specialist

4 days ago
As the Recruiting & Onboarding Specialist, you will facilitate the interview and onboarding process to ensure EVERY new hire is set-up for a prosperous new hire journey. You will be focusing on providing a quality candidate experience throughout the interview process, as well as the delivery of New Hire Processing from the time the candidate accepts offer up to Day 1 New Hire Orientation and throughout their first 30 days with the company. Your goal is to provide new employees with an impactful experience during our Orientation from the beginning and deliver an engaging onboarding experience that will inspire employees to do their best work with us.


4 days 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.


West Suburbs
1 week ago
SMS Assist is seeking an individual to join our recruiting team. SMS Assist is growing rapidly, and our recruiting team plays a key role in staffing the organization to exceed business demands.    This individual will play an important role on a fast-paced recruiting team.  We are looking for an individual with prior recruiting coordinator and/or sourcing experience to step in and take ownership of our applicant tracking system, interview scheduling process, phone screening process, etc. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to contribute to a growing business and be a key member of the team.   If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, have excellent communication and organizational skills, and love working with people, please read on!


2 weeks ago
ABOUT US At NextCapital, we build financial software that helps everyday investors build and manage a world-class financial portfolio. Working with the world’s leading financial institutions, our software solution tackles the complex challenges of providing financial advice through an intuitive and engaging user experience. Learn more about NextCapital at JOIN OUR TEAM We're looking for an organized and

Associate Recruiter

7 hours ago
You are passionate about candidate experience and ready to communicate during every step of the hiring process. You’re a hard worker who’s willing to go above and beyond to source great candidates. You understand that as a talent acquisition specialist, you’re an ambassador of our brand. You want to learn the challenges and opportunities of the company and of each role that you’re recruiting for. You want to be part of an exceptional team of

Technical Recruiter

19 hours ago
Avant is revolutionizing the world of lending by lowering the costs and barriers of borrowing for everyday people. At our core, we are a technology company that builds advanced platforms and uses custom analytics. Today, we help underserved consumers, the majority of whom get fast funding on our online platform without having to talk to anyone. Tomorrow we plan to use our world class technology and underwriting capabilities to launch new products

Sales Recruiter

1 day 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

3 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

12% have this skill
12% have this skill
Campus Recruitment
12% have this skill
Talent Strategy
12% have this skill
Full Cycle Recruiting
6% have this skill
6% have this skill

Recent Recruiter salaries in Chicago

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
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $75,000
7+ Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Campus Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $65,000
1-3 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A N/A reported a yearly salary of $80,000 with +$8,500 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $65,000
5-7 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $64,000
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $51,000
500+ Employees
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