What does an IT Recruiter do?

IT recruiters are responsible for handling all aspects of the recruitment process for professionals in the information technology field. They develop creative and innovative strategies to reach talent, deploy outreach campaigns, engage with talent, and perform screenings and background checks. They work with employers to refine job descriptions to better reflect the ideal candidate profile. They recommend effective recruitment tools and strategies. They play an active role in the negotiations phase and assist with making a final offer.

IT recruiters typically have a bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, or a related field. They have a background in recruiting, personnel, or human resources. They must be knowledgeable about recruitment tactics, and well-versed in applicable laws and regulations. These roles require excellent communication skills and negotiating abilities.

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Avg. Experience2-4 years

IT Recruiter Salaries

Average Base Pay

$3,608 /month
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: $4K
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IT Recruiter Career Path

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IT Recruiter

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Elfonze TechnologiesElfonze Technologies
IT Recruiter
7 Nov 2022

“It is an amazing atmosphere to work and at the same time indulge in all the extra”

IT Recruiter
10 Nov 2022

“The career path is is well defined and you have the opportunity to grow every 6 months.”

IT Recruiter
20 Aug 2021

“N vice President also seen her multiple times but don't take any action against her.”

NSR Information SystemsNSR Information Systems
Domestic IT Recruiter
9 Dec 2022

“Every thing is good but if you don't work there is no job security.”

IT Recruiter
16 Feb 2022

“Pronix Inc was great to work with providing us with a future road map to meet our expansion goals.”

Newforce Global ServicesNewforce Global Services
IT Recruiter
18 Feb 2021

“Opportunities to work from the head branch UK to those who are doing really good work.”

iXceed SolutionsiXceed Solutions
IT Recruiter
23 Sept 2022

“The work is challenging and always keeps me on my toes which is helping me to grow professionally in my career progress.”

Qualtech RPOQualtech RPO
IT Recruiter
3 Apr 2023

“One of the things that impressed me the most was the skillful seniors and great team players I had the opportunity to work with.”

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