2019 Recruiter Salary Chicago (Updated Daily) | Built In Chicago
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Recruiter salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

Additional Cash Compensation
Total Compensation
Median: $65K
Min: $40K
Max: $130K

How Much Does a Recruiter Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Recruiter in Chicago is $65,250. The average additional cash compensation for a Recruiter in Chicago is $13,682. The average total compensation for a Recruiter in Chicago is $78,932. 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

Senior Recruiter

3 days ago
At VillageMD, we are committed to helping patients achieve greater health by delivering the most effective, accessible and efficient healthcare in the world through partnership with primary care physicians. Our recruiters are building the team that enables our organization to be on the leading edge of change in healthcare and to make analytical, data-driven decisions. We're in a position to impact everyone in primary care from independent, family

Technical Recruiter

1 week ago
Education: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Experience: 3+ years of recruiting experience, preferably IT, in an agency or corporate environment. Successful history of staffing positions at all project levels and experience with all phases and roles of a Software Development Lifecycle. Proven track record in recruiting to meet business needs. Ability to change priorities quickly. Ability to manage multiple job requisitions at one time. Strong communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills required. Flexible with the ability to work in a fast-paced, startup environment - priorities are constantly shifting and we stay agile to adjust and support our business needs. Strong relationship building with candidates and hiring managers to facilitate the interview process, negotiations, closing strategies and presentation of offers. Diligent record keeping relative to candidate tracking, and applicant flow documentation. Experience utilizing Applicant’s Tracking Systems is required. Familiar with HR topics.

Recruiter & Sourcer

1 week ago
Work closely with hiring managers to deeply understand technical and professional requirements of the role, the function and how it fits into the organization. Strategize different ways to build talent pipelines and execute on tactical research, referral generation, events and sourcing campaigns. Find, engage and activate passive candidates through the use of LinkedIn and alternative search techniques. Screen resumes and interview candidates to determine fit. Regularly track pipeline activity and initiate improvements that impact pipeline areas.

Corporate Recruiter

2 weeks ago
Vivid Seats is the largest independent online ticket marketplace, sending tens of millions of fans to live events. Experiences Matter. The importance of them is expanding rapidly as the industry continues to grow year over year. Working at Vivid Seats provides an opportunity to scale our best in class platform, allowing our fans to sit closer and see more.At Vivid Seats, you will have the opportunity to work with the flexibility and the speed of

Director of Sales Recruiting

West Suburbs
3 days ago
 Act as a strong partner to our Sales leaders to scale our Sales teams around the globe, develop recruiting goals and strategies to meet their needs and hiring challenges, and ensure that we are focused on the things that make a difference. Build a world class sales recruiting team who can deliver in this war for talent. Develop and measure recruiter performance to continue to scale a high performing team. Partner with key stakeholders to assist in the development and implementation of global workforce plans, forecasting, talent pipeline strategy, etc. Introduce and improve methodologies for attracting, assessing and selecting a diverse talent pool. Frequently assess, rebalance and pivot on how the team is resourced and focused on what is needed today and tomorrow. Be the champion for the company, including living the values and purpose and being an important storyteller about ServiceNow today and in the future. Be curious, creative and innovative about ServiceNow and our products and leverage the self-serve portals to enhance and better our delivery model.

Clinical Recruiting Manager

6 days 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.

Senior Technology Recruiter

North Suburbs
1 week ago
Responsible for screening, recruiting, interviewing, and supporting the hiring of candidates. Establishes a strategic partnership with HR business partners and hiring managers to determine expectations and requirements for current and future open positions. Works with hiring manager to understand staffing needs and assists in developing sourcing strategies to meet those needs while ensuring reduced cycle time and cost per hire. Manages the identification and attraction of talent through the use of innovative tools and processes as well as through traditional methods of effective recruiting. Generates qualified, diverse candidates through cost-effective recruiting methods such as leveraging networks, sourcing passive candidates and utilizing the employee referral program. Conducts preliminary interviews and obtains feedback from management and candidates. Effectively creates and manages a great experience for every candidate; from the first contact, through the interview process, and ending with negotiating an offer. Recommends terms of offer to management and extends offers to candidates. Works with Recruiting Coordinators to ensure new hire documentation is processed accurately and timely. Prepares and submits staffing activity and other reports to management. Identifies and communicates hiring trends to clients, staffing and recruiting management. Participates in maintaining and monitoring vendor relationships and makes vendor recommendations to management as needed.

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.


8 hours ago
The Recruiter role is part of the central HR Operations team and has a critical role in identifying and hiring individuals who have the right skills, competencies and behaviors aligned to SMS Assist values, culture and business growth goals. They will be responsible for the full recruitment life cycle process.


1 week ago
Adage Technologies is an eCommerce web design and development firm that builds engaging digital experiences for clients worldwide. We’ve consistently been recognized as one of Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, one of the Best Places to Work in Illinois, and on the Crain’s list of Best Places to Work in Chicago. We’re looking for a Recruiter to be responsible for sourcing and hiring top candidates to grow the Adage team. As


1 week ago
Position Overview: The Recruiter position is focused on sourcing and acquiring top talent for Echo. You will work in conjunction with hiring managers throughout the organization to proactively source, screen and on-board new talent. As a Recruiter, you will be the face of the organization taking candidates through the entire recruiting process from start to finish. Responsibilities: Direct execution responsibility for full-cycle recruiting


2 weeks ago
As an Operations Recruiter at Snapsheet you will directly impact one of our most valuable assets: our people. You lead the charge for finding the best talent to join our Operations Organizations. You own the full-cycle recruiting process finding innovative and strategic ways to source, interview, and close. You are the expert for your hiring managers, implementing best practices for efficient hiring and utilizing data to drive change. You pair your natural ability to network and influence with an informed view of the market to ensure that you connect Snapsheet with top talent. You understand that Snapsheet’s position in the insurance industry affords our talent a unique opportunity, and you want to sell it to the best candidates out there.

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 $69,500 and the average Recruiter salary for men is $58,750.

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 $50,926
Min: $38K
Max: $100K
Recruiter $65,250
Min: $40K
Max: $130K
Technical Recruiter $68,923
Min: $40K
Max: $119K
HR Specialist $69,455
Min: $47K
Max: $115K
Senior Recruiter $91,955
Min: $53K
Max: $140K
HR Manager $92,900
Min: $65K
Max: $125K
HR Director $137,045
Min: $85K
Max: $240K
Vice President of Human Resources $186,646
Min: $96K
Max: $218K

Chicago Companies with the Highest HR Salaries

Mobile, Software
eCommerce, Logistics

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
Campus Recruitment
9% have this skill
Technical Recruiting
6% have this skill

Recent Recruiter salaries in Chicago

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A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $53,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $108,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Talent Acquisition reported a yearly salary of $130,000
3-5 Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $60,000
3-5 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Talent Acquisition Specialist reported a yearly salary of $68,000 with +$3,400 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $40,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
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
Prefer not to say
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
Yearly Salary
A Recruiter reported a yearly salary of $100,000
3-5 Years of Experience
1-10 Employees