Executive Recruiters

Executive recruiters are hired by businesses to locate, research, and interview candidates for hard-to-fill employment positions, mainly at the junior to senior management level. Such recruiters work for executive search firms and are paid by clients on a commission basis, or flat fee. There are approximately 10,000 executive recruiters employed by search firms located throughout the United States.


Quick Facts
Duties Locate, research, and interview candidates for hard-to-fill employment positions, mainly at the junior to senior management level
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range $50,000 to $100,000+
Employment Prospects Fair
Advancement Prospects Fair
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities are available throughout the country, but are best in large, metropolitan areas
Education and Training
  • Bachelor's Degree
Related School Subjects
  • Business
  • Psychology
  • Speech
Experience Several years of work experience in a particular industry (including in positions with hiring responsibility) will be useful
Skills
  • Business Management
  • Interpersonal
  • Organizational
Personality Traits
  • Conventional
  • Organized
  • Outgoing
Licensure/Certification Recommended
Special Requirements None
Career Ladder
  • Partner or Consultant
  • Retained Executive Recruiter
  • Contingency Executive Recruiter

SALARY FINDER

SALARY FINDER

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  • $0
  • 25
  • 50
  • 75
  • 100
  • 100+
Yearly Salary Range (US$ Thousands)