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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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Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
39%
2 - 4
47%
5 - 7
5%
8+
9%

Common Skill Sets

Exceptional Communication
Urgency
Time Management
Strong WORK Ethic
Excellent Communication
Outlook
Pipeline
Excellent Customer Service

IT Recruiter Seniority Levels

Recruitment Consultant
9% made the transition
Corporate Recruiter
57% made the transition
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IT Recruiter Salaries

Average Base Pay

CA$42,617 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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CA$35k
Median: CA$43k
CA$59k
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Glassdoor Estimated Salary

IT Recruiter jobs