Corporate recruiters score highest in job satisfaction, Glassdoor reports

Glassdoor | January 15, 2020

Corporate recruiters have the highest job satisfaction of any other position on Glassdoor's list of 50 Best Jobs in America for 2020. The rankings are based on a combination of satisfaction, available opportunities and salary. Based on Glassdoor data, corporate recruiters make a median base salary of $65,607; that, combined with openings and satisfaction put the job in the list's No. 37 spot. HR managers ranked higher overall, earning the No. 12 spot with a salary of $83,190 and more job openings. The job ranked lower in satisfaction however, with a score of 4.1 out of a possible 5 (compared to recruiters' 4.4). Front end engineer took the top spot, replacing data scientist, which was No. 1 for four years but slipped to No. 3. The research also noted that January is the favored month for finding a new job, based on a 22% increase in applications on Glassdoor.

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Across all industries, the challenges and frustrations of human resource executives are remarkably similar. Human resource departments have an increasingly strategic role within an organization, particularly in the areas of recruiting, compensation, benefits cost containment, and employee development.

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Across all industries, the challenges and frustrations of human resource executives are remarkably similar. Human resource departments have an increasingly strategic role within an organization, particularly in the areas of recruiting, compensation, benefits cost containment, and employee development.

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