Admissions Director (College/University) Salary (United States)

An Admissions Director (College/University) earns an average salary of $62,885 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Sales Management, Recruiting, Team Leadership, and Strategic Planning. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Admissions Director (College/University) Total Pay (?
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$40,912 - $90,740
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MEDIAN: $62,885
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Admissions Director (College/University) Total Pay (?
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$12.26 - $25.17
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$40,912 - $90,740  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,865  
Profit Sharing
$1,179 - $1,519  
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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$40,079 - $93,467  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 795
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.26 - $25.17  
   
Overtime
$25.13 - $42.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,865  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,179 - $1,519  
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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$40,079 - $93,467  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 795
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Job Description for Admissions Director (College/University)

The admissions director of a college/university is in charge of overseeing the process in which prospective students are admitted to the institution to study. The admissions director works to ensure that the students added to an institution’s student body are those that best reflect the values of the school and will have the highest probability of successfully earning a diploma.
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Admissions Director (College/University) 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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Pay by Experience Level for Admissions Director (College/University)

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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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New York
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Los Angeles
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Washington
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Chicago
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Boston
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Minneapolis
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Philadelphia
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National Average
$62,000
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Pittsburgh
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Experience Affects Admissions Director (College/University) Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$62,000

Skills That Affect Admissions Director (College/University) Salaries

Recruiting
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National Average
$62,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 185 votes.

Gender

Female
58%
female alumni
 
Male
42%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 9%
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