The average salary for an Academic Director is $59,177 per year. A skill in People Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Academic Director Total Pay (?
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$41,122 - $82,291
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$41,122 - $82,291  
   
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$0.00 - $10,000  
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$40,938 - $83,163  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 102
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Job Description for Academic Director
  • Manage staff to ensure course materials, instruction, reception, and facilities are up to standards.
  • Research and make recommendations about technology and instructional delivery.
  • Interact with the public, the media, students, faculty, staff, and prospective students.
  • Oversee curriculum and content development, revisions, and evaluations.
  • Review data to update strategies.
Pay by Experience Level for Academic Director
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Academic Director Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$59,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 16 votes.
Gender
Female
73%
female alumni
 
Male
27%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
19%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 9%
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