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

€37,423 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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€27K
Median: €37K
€72K
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IT Recruiter Career Path

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Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
39%
2 - 4
47%
5 - 7
5%
8+
9%
Not including years spent in education and/or training
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IT Recruiter Insights

Read what IT Recruiter professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
TEKsystemsTEKsystems
IT Recruiter
7 Sept 2020

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

ExperisExperis
IT Recruiter
20 Aug 2021

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

PronixPronix
IT Recruiter
16 Feb 2022

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

Silverlink TechnologiesSilverlink Technologies
UK/EU IT Recruiter
26 Jan 2020

“Every Saturday they will make you work......so you have no work life balance here.”

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.”

Conquer HireConquer Hire
Senior IT Recruiter
12 Oct 2021

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

BBCBBC
IT Recruiter
14 Nov 2021

“well and good to work for career growth”

GeekSpoc IT Services
IT Recruiter
30 Jul 2021

“Good and friendly leaders.”

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  • Technical Recruiter

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