Administrative Director Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Administrative Director is $63,768 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Budget Management, People Management, Project Management, and Operations Management.
Administrative Director Total Pay (?
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$35,785 - $124,291
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $63,768
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Administrative Director Total Pay (?
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$11.95 - $37.09
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,785 - $124,291  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,823  
Profit Sharing
$2,923 - $3,636  
Commission
$0.00 - $11,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,906 - $125,166  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 734
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.95 - $37.09  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $42.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,823  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $11,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,923 - $3,636  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,906 - $125,166  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 734
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Job Description for Administrative Director

Administrative directors oversee the administrative operations in a business. The specific tasks that fall under administrative directors’ purview vary from business to business, as do the titles given to these employees; other related titles include director of operations and director of administration and finance. In general, administrative directors tend to provide supervision and leadership for administrative departments, including finance, human resources, and materials management.
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Administrative Director Tasks
  • Monitor and control budgets for contracts, equipment, and supplies.
  • Direct the administrative managers and supervisors.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate administrative support services; facilities, security, mail distribution, record management, and other office support services.
  • Handle contract procurement and negotiation.
  • Develop infrastructure, analyze current processes, and recommend and implement procedural or policy changes to improve operations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Boston
up arrow 61%
Sacramento
up arrow 41%
Richmond
up arrow 38%
New York
up arrow 35%
San Jose
up arrow 9%
Washington
up arrow 5%
National Average
$62,000
San Francisco
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Austin
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Portland
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Miami
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Seattle
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Experience Affects Administrative Director Salaries

National Average
$62,000

Skills That Affect Administrative Director Salaries

People Management
up arrow 20%
Human Resources
up arrow 1%
National Average
$62,000
Accounting
up arrow 4%
Administration
up arrow 5%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 25%
Office Administration
up arrow 27%
Office Management
up arrow 32%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
78%
female alumni
 
Male
22%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 18%
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