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58. Employment Recruiter
Employment Recruiter
Kevin Walling, VP and chief HR officer at Kennametal, a metalworking tools manufacturer.
Top 100 rank: 58
Sector: Business Services

What they do: May be involved in writing and placing advertising for open positions in publications; online and print. Sources, screens and interviews applicants to obtain information on work history, training, education, and job skills for open positions; may utilize ATS.

Arranges interviews and travel arrangements as necessary. Establishes and maintains relationships with hiring managers to stay abreast of current and future hiring and business needs. Advises managers and employees on staffing policies and procedures.

Do Recruiters have great jobs, or what?
Employment Recruiter stats
Pay
Median pay
(experienced)
$60,000
Top pay $102,000
Opportunity
10-year job growth
(2008-2018)
28%
Total jobs
(current)
190,000
Quality of life ratings
Personal satisfaction B
Job security B
Future growth B
Benefit to society B
Low stress C
Flexibility B
From the November 2010 issue
Notes: All pay data from PayScale.com. Median pay is for an experienced worker (at least two to seven years in the field). Top pay represents the 90th percentile. Job growth is estimated for 2008-18. Total current employment level is estimated number of people working in each specific job

Sources: PayScale.com, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and MONEY research
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