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

$68,750 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: $69K
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IT Recruiter Career Path

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IT Recruiter Insights

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7 Sep 2020

“Not really any major cons but they do micromanage quite a bit and the health benefits are terrible.”

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15 Oct 2019

“I started my career with Enshire and it provide me with a great work culture.”

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20 Aug 2021

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

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Senior IT Recruiter
12 Oct 2021

“Ravi sir is so friendly and near seen this type of manager in my career”

IT Recruiter
14 Nov 2021

“well and good to work for career growth”

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US IT Recruitment
15 May 2021

“One of the Best Boss I have Worked with good and Friendly Nature.”

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30 Jul 2021

“Good and friendly leaders.”

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11 Dec 2019

“People are really helpful and friendly.”

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