Admissions Director Salary
The average pay for an Admissions Director is $54,820 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Budget Management and Customer Relationship Management (CRM). People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
|Salary||$36,729 - $83,235|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $10,090|
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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).)
|$34,739 - $82,045|
|Hourly Rate||$14.75 - $25.81|
|Overtime||$-0.49 - $44.00|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $10,090|
|Total Pay (||$34,739 - $82,045|
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.Read More...
Directors of admission come from diverse educational backgrounds, but most have bachelor's degrees and/or experience in marketing, sales, or communication. Much of the work of the director of admissions is done indoors, from within the university, but travel to various career and college fairs could be required.
Above all, an admissions director must be a strong leader and communicator, a champion of the university, and flexible in terms of hours worked and schedule requirements.
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
Pay by Experience for an Admissions Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Admissions Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 271 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Admissions Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 235 salaries. An experienced Admissions Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 176 salaries. An Admissions Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 38 salaries.
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