Cost per Hire Metric

Measure how much it costs for a single hire.

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HR KPI Example - Cost per Hire MetricHR KPI Example - Cost per Hire Metric


The Cost per Hire metric helps your HR agents monitor the total cost incurred by a company to make a single hire.


Total cost in recruitment*/Total new hires

*includes advertising, internal recruiter, agency, and travel fees

Reporting frequency


Example of KPI target

$250 per hire


HR Manager, Department Heads


Average cost of recruitment per position

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