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Campus Recruiter

What Does a Professional in this Career Do?

Works for a company or organization to recruit qualified candidates for open positions, or works with a recruiting agency to identify candidates and match jobseekers with job placements. Specializes in recruiting for entry level positions on college and university campuses. Attends campus career fairs.

Job Outlook

There were 107 Campus Recruiter job postings in North Carolina in the past year and 2586 in the United States.

In combination with other careers in the Recruiter industry, which includes the Campus Recruiter career, the following graph shows the number of people employed for each year since 2012:

Salary

Many new Campus Recruiter jobs have salaries estimated to be in the following ranges, based on the requirements and responsibilities listed in job postings from the past year.

National

The average estimated salary in the United States for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $57,406.

State

The average estimated salary in North Carolina for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $56,552.

Percentiles represent the percentage that is lower than the value. For example, 25% of estimated salaries for Campus Recruiter postings in the United States in the past year were lower than $47,541.

Education and Experience

Posted Campus Recruiter jobs typically require the following level of education. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list education requirements.

Education LevelPercentage
Associate's Degree3%
Bachelor's Degree75%
Master's Degree9%
Doctoral Degree0%
Other13%

Posted Campus Recruiter jobs typically require the following number of years of experience. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list experience requirements.

Years of ExperiencePercentage
0 to 2 years57%
3 to 5 years37%
6 to 8 years4%
9+ years1%

Skills

Below are listings of the most common general and specialized skills Campus Recruiter positions expect applicants to have as well as the most common skills that distinguish individuals from their peers. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is also listed.

Baseline Skills

A skill that is required across a broad range of occupations, including this one.

  • Communication Skills (63%)
  • Building Effective Relationships (43%)
  • Organizational Skills (32%)
  • Teamwork / Collaboration (29%)
  • Creativity (28%)

Defining Skills

A core skill for this occupation, it occurs frequently in job postings.

  • Recruiting (100%)
  • Social Media (31%)
  • Applicant Tracking System (30%)
  • Onboarding (25%)
  • Talent Acquisition (24%)

Necessary Skills

A skill that is requested frequently in this occupation but isn’t specific to it.

  • Scheduling (18%)
  • Project Management (13%)
  • Professional Services Marketing (13%)
  • Budgeting (12%)
  • Customer Service (11%)

Distinguishing Skills

A skill that may distinguish a subset of the occupation.

  • Candidate Sourcing (6%)
  • iCIMS (6%)
  • Taleo (5%)
  • Talent Pipelining (5%)
  • Attract Top Talent (4%)

Salary Boosting Skills

A professional who wishes to excel in this career path may consider developing the following highly valued skills. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is listed along with the marginal value: the average salary difference between postings that request that skill and those that do not.

  • Talent Pipelining (5%) – marginal value $5,592
  • Candidate Sourcing (6%) – marginal value $5,445
  • Focus groups (1%) – marginal value $5,364
  • Workforce Planning (1%) – marginal value $4,819
  • New Hire Orientation (3%) – marginal value $4,763

Alternative Job Titles

Sometimes employers post jobs with Campus Recruiter skills but a different job title. Some common alternative job titles include:

  • Senior Campus Recruiter
  • College Recruiter
  • Student Recruiter
  • Campus Recruiter - Entry Level In

Similar Occupations

If you are interested in exploring occupations with similar skills, you may want to research the following job titles. Note that we only list occupations that have at least one corresponding NC State Online and Distance Education program.

Common Employers

Here are the employers that have posted the most Campus Recruiter jobs in the past year along with how many they have posted.

United States

  • Total Quality Logistics (171)
  • Moss Adams Llp (66)
  • Guidehouse (58)
  • Ams (52)
  • Total Quality Logistics Tql (45)

North Carolina

  • Wells Fargo (6)
  • Total Quality Logistics (6)
  • Total Quality Logistics Tql (5)
  • Accenture (4)
  • Bank of America (4)

NC State Programs Relevant to this Career

If you are interested in preparing for a career in this field, the following NC State Online and Distance Education programs offer a great place to start!