Academic Director Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Academic Director is $58,842 per year. A skill in People Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Academic Director Salary (?
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$41,063 - $82,431
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MEDIAN: $58,842
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$0$29K$58K$87K
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$41,063 - $82,431  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,425  
Total Pay (?
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$40,950 - $85,630  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 118
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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.

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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
up arrow 15%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
National Average
$59,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Academic Director Salaries

People Management
up arrow 18%
National Average
$59,000
Operations Management
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
72%
female alumni
 
Male
28%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 5%
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