Admissions Director Salary

The average pay for an Admissions Director is $53,479 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.

$36,149 - $80,722
(Median)
$36K
$53K
$81K
MEDIAN: $53,479
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$13.49 - $26.11
(Median)
$13
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$36,149 - $80,722  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,014  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $2,988  
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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$34,829 - $80,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 631
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.49 - $26.11  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $36.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,014  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $2,988  
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).
)
$34,829 - $80,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | 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

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

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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)
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People Management
up arrow 4%

Sales
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Marketing Communications
0%

National Average
$52,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 137 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 19%