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Recruiter salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

Additional Cash Compensation
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 $67,408. The average additional cash compensation for a Recruiter in Chicago is $9,463. The average total compensation for a Recruiter in Chicago is $76,871. Recruiter salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Recruiter employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

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Recruiter jobs in Chicago


1 week ago
Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leader in risk and compliance solutions, providing insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights to clients across the globe. We’re here to help you make smarter decisions with insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights at every stage of your business and investment lifecycles. As markets fluctuate, regulations evolve and technology advances, we’re there. And through it all,

Clinical Recruiter

1 week ago
We are growing our Talent Acquisition team and looking for an experienced Clinical Recruiting Manager to join us in our mission. Our recruiters are key partners to our business leaders who drive value through operational excellence and constant innovation that helps us scale our teams creatively and efficiently in a highly competitive landscape. As an integral member of our team, you would be developing and implementing sourcing and recruitment strategies for key clinical roles in partnership with leaders of new lines of business, while also managing clinical recruiting needs across our existing markets. You’ll be trusted to own and drive a strategic partnership with business leaders and to attract and hire exceptional talent with a focus on our core values of Getting Stuff Done, Innovation, and Building Relationships.

Corporate Recruiter

1 week ago
Lead full cycle recruiting efforts including sourcing, applicant testing, interviewing, presenting, conducting background checks, and closing qualified entry- to senior-level candidates. Provide excellent applicant and internal customer management service. Develop recruiting materials and strategies that ensure a successful search. Create and post job descriptions. Develop position-specific screenings questionnaires. Work with hiring managers to determine the position requirements as well as advise on a posting and sourcing strategy.

Recruiting Coordinator

1 week ago
We are OppLoans Growth with a Purpose  OppLoans is a growing, socially responsible, and profitable FinTech company that is one of the highest-rated and best-in-class online finance platforms and service providers in the industry. OppLoans offers consumers a simple and responsible source of funding when faced with financial emergencies. We continue to experience growth year over year with profitable returns each year. Employees have an

Senior Tech Recruiter

1 week ago
Implement innovative recruiting practices that attract diverse, high-quality candidates. Collaborate in developing our ongoing strategy of the employment brand. Work closely with all hiring managers on headcount planning and process. Develop varied ways to create talent pipelines, referral generation, events and sourcing campaigns. Identify and engage passive candidates through the use of our own websites, LinkedIn, and other contemporary search techniques. Create job postings, screen resumes, interview candidates, develop and negotiate offers. Use data and reporting to identify areas of improvement and make recommendations. Drive operational excellence and compliance and sets high recruitment standards.

Recruiter, Special Programs

1 week ago
We are OppLoans Growth with a Purpose  OppLoans is a leading financial technology platform that provides accessible products and a top-rated experience to middle income, credit-challenged consumers. Through our unwavering commitment to customer service, we help consumers, who are turned away by traditional providers, build a better financial path.  OppLoans is a team of caring and inventive “Opptimists” with diverse perspectives and backgrounds.

Operations Specialist - Recruiting

1 week ago
Optiver’s Recruiting team is looking for an Operations Specialist to support the team’s hiring strategies and processes. You will be on the front line of candidate experience, while driving operational efficiency. If you: Love all things data, tools, and processes Take pride in doing even the little things well Don’t settle with what is, but continuously question if something could be better Are a confident communicator and strong relationship

Head of Recruitment

3 months 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.

National Corporate Recruiter

5 months ago
This is a fantastic opportunity for an agency Recruiter who is looking to move into a corporate recruiting role. It will allow you to utilize your experience in high call volume while working for a company with a terrific value proposition. We are a pay for performance organization, the financial opportunity for the Corporate Recruiters is outstanding.

Technical Recruiter- Web, Mobile and Software

1 week ago
Build relationships with and create communities of top Web, Mobile and Software Development talent, evaluating their profiles and skills, and enabling their success on Upwork. Become the Web, Mobile and Software Development talent subject matter expert at Upwork, and share your expertise with Enterprise clients to build and fill jobs. Track multiple recruiting cases at a time and actively provide partners with timely updates. Ensure that SLAs are met and that delivery expectations and deadlines are reasonably set. Contribute to a holistic, scalable, and effective talent acquisition and retention strategy. Source diverse talent through a variety of different outlets and approaches. Collaborate to discuss bottlenecks, brainstorm solutions, and provide updates on current open requisitions. Partner with other members of your team to gather hard-to-find talent and pursue challenging requests. Act as a positive and dedicated partner across your team - we share information and collaborate together to ensure an engaging culture. Evangelize Upwork’s values and benefits to your applicants and make them excited about working on our site and passionate about our mission.

Technical Recruiter

6 days ago
M1 is quickly accelerating into its next stage of growth. As a Technical Recruiter, you will partner with the Directors of Product and Engineering to aggressively expand the M1 team. You will lead full cycle recruiting efforts for Engineering, Analytics, and Design talent across various experience levels. As part of your day to day, you will also collaborate with the Director of People Operations and contribute to the overall People strategy of the company.


2 weeks ago
• Work directly with Hiring Managers to identify job vacancies, and influence and guide the staffing process. • Attract, source, pre-screen, and hire talent to enhance the skills of SMS Assist and culture of our workplace. • Collaborate with the HR Training team regarding resource planning, talent acquisition and proactive sourcing to build pipelines of top talent. • Understand the specific requirements of the role / vacancy and how it contributes to the business. • Coordinate phone interviews and on-site interviews with SMS Assist team members. • Provide a consistent and superior hiring experience and employment brand for SMS Assist. • Consider and challenge position requirements, candidate qualifications and hiring guidelines as appropriate to attract superior talent. •

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 $68,846 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 $52,271
Min: $38K
Max: $100K
Recruiter $67,408
Min: $40K
Max: $130K
HR Specialist $68,446
Min: $47K
Max: $115K
Technical Recruiter $74,988
Min: $40K
Max: $119K
Senior Recruiter $89,833
Min: $53K
Max: $140K
HR Manager $93,766
Min: $65K
Max: $138K
HR Director $135,235
Min: $90K
Max: $240K
Chief People Officer $138,000
Min: $96K
Max: $188K
Vice President of People $160,345
Min: $143K
Max: $178K
Vice President of Human Resources $181,847
Min: $96K
Max: $218K

Skills that affect Recruiter salaries in Chicago

9% have this skill
Full Cycle Recruiting
9% have this skill
Talent Strategy
9% have this skill
8% have this skill
Campus Recruitment
6% have this skill
Administrative Support
4% have this skill

Recent Recruiter salaries in Chicago

Yearly Salary
A Sales Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $65,000 with +$11,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $70,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $65,000 with +$3,250 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $80,000 with +$8,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $87,500 with +$13,125 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Manager, Talent Acquisition reported a yearly salary of $118,000 with +$17 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $78,000
1-3 Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Corporate Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $60,000
1-3 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $70,500 with +$4,230 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $75,000
3-5 Years of Experience
201-500 Employees