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Sample Recruiter Compensation Plan Template

iRecruiter Compensation Agreement

Revision Date: ii____________

 

This document describes the agreement between iii________________________________ (“Company”) and iv____________________________________ (“Payee”) regarding terms related to compensation.
Company and Payee enter into this agreement whereby Payee provides services to the Company and customers of company, in return for compensation specified in this agreement.

Duration

This agreement covers the period starting from v_______________ and ends on ________________.
All commissions will be calculated and paid once every month, for the preceding month. Commissions will be calculated and paid out as part of the next payroll cycle, following the month for which commissions are calculated.

Services:

The primary service rendered by this payee is recruitment of consultants and candidates for placement on a contract/temporary basis or as a permanent hire, at customer locations.

Base Pay:

viPayee is due a base salary of vii______________, payable every viii_________________ at an hourly rate of ______________.

Variable Compensation:

Targeted variable compensation for the full year isix ______________.

Other Compensation:

Payee will be paid for all travel and lodging expenses related to consulting activities. Auto travel will be reimbursed at the current federal reimbursement rate ( Currently 0.37 cents per mile).
Payees will be required to maintain a cell phone as part of conducting sales business. Sales Rep will be provided an allowance of $50 per month for cell phone usage.

Client entertainment expenses will be reimbursed as following:
Meals: Reimbursable with receipts
Special Events: Must be pre-approved. Reimbursable with receipts.
Expenses will be reimbursed within 30 days of being presented with the receipts and a completed expense reimbursement form.

xContract Placement Gross Profit Commission

This incentive pays commissions for temporary or contract placements. Commissions are paid on gross profit.

Quota:

There is no specific quota.

Credits:

Any placements that are due to the Payee’s primary efforts are eligible for this commission. Commissionable transactions are invoices generated to the customer regarding the particular placement.
Payee gets credit for the Gross Profit when invoices are issued to the customer.xi

Calculation:

Calculation is based on the following data available from timesheets and invoices.
Pay Rate - This is the hourly rate paid to a consultant used by the company. This is typically the same rate for a consultant for an extended period of time.
Loaded Labor Cost – This is the hourly cost that is added to the Pay Rate to determine the total cost of a resource to the company. This rate may be the same for all consultants or for classes of consultants.
Bill Rate - This is the rate that a customer is charged for a specific consultant. This can be different by consultant. The same consultant can also be provided at different bill rates to different customers.
Revenue - Bill Rate x Number of Hours
Gross Profit - Revenue – (Pay Rate + Loaded Labor Cost) for the number of worked hours, usually a month’s worth.
Gross Margin - (Revenue – (Pay Rate + Loaded Labor Cost)) / Revenue for the number of worked hours, expressed as a percentage
Commission amount is calculated as a percentage of Gross Profit on customer invoices. Commission rate varies based on Gross Margin as follows

Monthly Gross Profit Attainment                      Commission %
0 – 20%                                                                5%

21% - 40%                                                           10%
40% and above                                                     15%

Example:

Timesheet billings for a specific consultant are as following:
Invoice Hrs Cost Bill Revenue Gross Gross
Rate Profit Margin
1 100 $70 $100 $10,000 $3,000 30%
2 100 $50 $100 $10,000 $5,000 50%
In this case commissions are calculated as follows.
Invoice Gross Gross Comm. Comm.
Profit Margin Rate Amt
1 $4,000 30% 10% $400
2 $5,000 50% 15% $600

xiiPermanent Placement Revenue Commission

This incentive pays commissions for permanent placements. Commissions are paid on revenue. Revenue is generally fees charged to the customer for a placement.

Quota:

There is no specific quota.

 

Credits:

Any placements that are due to the Payee’s primary efforts are eligible for this commission. Commissionable transactions are invoices generated to the customer regarding the particular placement.
Payee gets credit for the revenue when ninety days after the invoice has been generated.xiii

Calculation:

Calculation is based on the revenue available from invoices.
Commission amount is calculated as a percentage of revenue on customer invoices. Commission rate for this incentive is 15%.

Example:

Commissions calculations for specific placements are as follows:
Invoice Salary Placement Comm.
Fees RateAmt
3 $60,000 $15,000 15% $2,250
4 $100,000 $25,00 15% $3,750

 

President’s Club

On achievement of 125% of the annual quota for the Gross profit commission incentive, Payee will join the President’s club. President’s club members will be invited to the annual sales meeting trip held in the first quarter of the next year.

Draw

Payee has no draw.

Cap

There is no cap on any payouts to the Payee.

Splits

Commissions can be split with other Payees, on a deal-by-deal basis with prior agreement from the company.

Termination of Employment

On voluntary or involuntary termination of Payee employment with the Company, commissions will be paid on transactions dated prior to the termination date only. Any amounts owed to the Payee will be according to employment regulations after withholding taxes and other dues.

Other Terms


1. Payee agrees to follow all Federal and Local laws while engaged in providing services to the Company during the period of this agreement.
2. Payee shall not engage in any other employment during the term of this agreement. Company reserves the right to require Payee to terminate any such other employment at Company’s sole discretion.
3. Payee shall use the most ethical practices while engaging in any sales activity.
4. Payee agrees to protect all confidential material including prospect data, sales data, and client information belonging to the Company and shall take all reasonable care in making sure that such confidential material is not disbursed to anyone outside the company.
5. This entire agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of ______________.


Company                           Payee
_______________________ __________________________
By                                     By
_______________________ __________________________
Name                                 Name
_______________________ __________________________
Title                                   Title
_______________________ __________________________
Date                                   Date

i Any part of this document can be changed or overridden based on your needs. Verify all underlined sections for proper values. Also most of these footnotes should be removed prior to issuance of the agreement document.
ii This date will give us information as to when this agreement was written and distinguish it from similar other agreements.
iii Fill out the company name here.
iv Fill out the payee’s full name here.
v Enter the start and end date for the sales commission plan effective period. Most companies use the calendar or fiscal year start and end dates for these values. Some companies may not have an end date specified.
vi Alternatively you can remove this section or phrase it such as “Base Salary is specified in a separate employment agreement.
vii Amount of base every payable period.
viii Weekly, Bi-weekly, Twice-monthly, Monthly, etc
ix If there is a targeted compensation for the full year, it can be entered here. Alternatively, this whole section can be removed.
x This incentive encourages higher levels of gross margin with higher commissions at higher levels.
xi Alternatively commission can be due on payment or other events.
xii This incentive pays flat commissions on revenues generated.
xiii The delay allows for handling of fallouts. Alternatively commission can be due on invoicing, payment or other events.