Career Details

Physician Recruiter

Career Overview

A physician recruiter finds and screens potential applicants for the job of physician within a hospital or healthcare system. They may also arrange travel for the applicants who are invited for interviews and be involved in the contract negotiations.


There is not set degree requirement for this position. A four-year bachelor's degree in business or in a clinical area (e.g., nursing) may help one to obtain this position.

Salary Expectations

Low End:
High End:
$65,000 /yr
$75,000 /yr
$90,000 /yr

Recommended Courses

  • Business
  • English - as much as possible!
  • Public Speaking
  • Science - as much as possible!
Future Outlook

The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.

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Work Environment

A physician recruiter largely works in an office setting in a hospital or consulting organization. People in this position may serve as tour guides to applicants who visit the area for interviews.


Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook

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