The average pay for an Admissions Director is $54,845 per year. A skill in Budget Management is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$36,698 - $83,063
$37K
$55K
$83K
MEDIAN: $54,845
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$14.92 - $26.21
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MEDIAN: $19.73
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$36,698 - $83,063  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,060  
Profit Sharing
$300.00  
Commission
$8,000  
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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$34,837 - $82,261  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 509
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.92 - $26.21  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $44.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,060  
   
Commission
$8,000  
Profit Sharing
$300.00  
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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$34,837 - $82,261  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 102

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Job Description for Admissions Director

A director of admissions leads the admissions team at a university, college, or other postsecondary institution. They set goals for the admissions team and ensures that these goals are achieved, lead team meetings, manage department workflow, compile reports, and answer staff questions about admissions process. They also work with the university's marketing department to develop the university's branding and public image, especially for events and materials related to admissions. Aditionally, a director of admissions may meet with students during the initial weeks of the freshman experience. Interviews and meetings with students are not uncommon, and sometimes the director of admissions is asked to be involved in welcome events for new students.

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Admissions Director Tasks

  • Develop, direct and coordinate admissions department.
  • Supervise admissions representatives regarding the admissions process.
  • Plan and execute the student recruitment strategy.

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Pay by Experience Level for Admissions Director

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,270

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Key Stats for Admissions Director

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 84 votes.
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Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Admissions Director Salaries




National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Admissions Director Salaries

Budget Management
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 10%




Customer Service
up arrow 4%

National Average
$52,000

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Marketing
up arrow 32%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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