An Admissions Director (College/University) earns an average salary of $61,366 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Operations Management, 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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$39,859 - $90,331
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MEDIAN: $61,365
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Admissions Director (College/University) Total Pay (?
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$12.83 - $23.31
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$39,859 - $90,331  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,391  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $1,536  
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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$39,086 - $93,772  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 896
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.83 - $23.31  
   
Overtime
$25.13 - $41.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,391  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $1,536  
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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$39,086 - $93,772  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 896
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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
New York
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Los Angeles
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Orlando
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Chicago
up arrow 13%
Tampa
up arrow 7%
Minneapolis
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Boston
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Philadelphia
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National Average
$61,000
St. Louis
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Atlanta
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Pittsburgh
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Experience Affects Admissions Director (College/University) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%
National Average
$61,000

Skills That Affect Admissions Director (College/University) Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 22%
Recruiting
up arrow 15%
National Average
$61,000
Leadership
up arrow 16%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 204 votes.
Gender
Female
60%
female alumni
 
Male
40%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 10%
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