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|Recruiter salaries - 179 salaries reported||£29,130/yr|
|Recruiter salaries - 124 salaries reported||£34,729/yr|
|Recruiter salaries - 117 salaries reported||£30,653/yr|
|Recruiter salaries - 100 salaries reported||£55,075/yr|
|Recruiter salaries - 68 salaries reported||£42,593/yr|
|Recruiter salaries - 67 salaries reported||£31,868/yr|
|Recruiter salaries - 62 salaries reported||£57,757/yr|
|Recruiter salaries - 56 salaries reported||£89,534/yr|
|Recruiter salaries - 50 salaries reported||£32,607/yr|
|Recruiter salaries - 50 salaries reported||£42,925/yr|
|Recruiter salaries - 48 salaries reported||£26,549/yr|
|Recruiter salaries - 47 salaries reported||£50,124/yr|
|Recruiter salaries - 43 salaries reported||£28,484/yr|
|Recruiter salaries - 43 salaries reported||£23,861/yr|
|Recruiter salaries - 40 salaries reported||£26,589/yr|
|Recruiter salaries - 40 salaries reported||£21,670/yr|
|Recruiter salaries - 33 salaries reported||£35,708/yr|
|Recruiter salaries - 31 salaries reported||£59,235/yr|
|Recruiter salaries - 29 salaries reported||£26,127/yr|
|Recruiter salaries - 29 salaries reported||£27,515/yr|
The average salary for a Recruiter is £42,015 per year in United Kingdom. Salaries estimates are based on 8229 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Recruiter employees in United Kingdom.
The highest salary for a Recruiter in United Kingdom is £62,833 per year.
The lowest salary for a Recruiter in United Kingdom is £29,738 per year.
A career in recruiting allows employees to build relationships with a wide variety of people, to travel, and to help others. Pay is around or slightly lower than the national average salary, however, recruiters may find that they are compensated on a commission basis. In some instances, recruiters may earn bonuses for each candidate they successfully refer. Further, successful recruiters have strong networks with exit opportunities into sales or human resources roles.
Most recruiter positions require a bachelor's degree as minimum qualifications, but you can make yourself stand out by obtaining professional certifications such as those offered by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD in Human Resource Practice or Human Resource Management. The Institute of Recruiters (IOR) offers several professional certifications for recruiters too.
Another important aspect of going far in the recruiting field is networking. Recruiting is all about making connections, so make sure you’re on top of all the relevant social media sites and attend networking events to grow your professional circle. That just might make the difference in finding the next high-paying job (for yourself, and for your clients).
To ensure you're making the best salary possible, start by researching what recruiters earn in your area. This will help you to level-set your expectations and know what's fair to ask for in your job as a recruiter.
Whether you are already working in this role or applying for a new job, showcase your experience and skills clearly and convincingly. Keep records of how you've helped to build teams by finding unique and successful candidates. Remember to highlight in-demand skills that you've honed over time, such as problem-solving and time management, with concrete examples when negotiating salary.
About 75.27% of Recruiter professionals feel satisfied with their salary, according to anonymous Glassdoor ratings. An additional £8,473 in potential pay per year, among other factors, can qualify the annual pay of a Recruiter in United Kingdom as a good salary.
Recruiter professionals in United Kingdom have a wide total pay range, between £22,528 and £96,190 depending on experience, with an estimated total pay of £42,015 following the average career path of a Recruiter.