Academic Director Salary

An Academic Director earns an average salary of $59,239 per year.

$41,792 - $86,973
(Median)
$42K
$59K
$87K
MEDIAN: $59,239
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$0.00 - $7,149  
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$41,894 - $89,569  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 161

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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 17%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$60,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Academic Director Salaries

People Management
up arrow 9%

National Average
$60,000

Operations Management
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 5%