Assistant Athletic Director Salary

The average Assistant Athletic Director in the United States earns approximately $51K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction for Assistant Athletic Directors is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 54 percent. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,033 - $83,462
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$33K
$51K
$83K
MEDIAN: $50,959
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$10.14 - $20.42
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$33,033 - $83,462  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,298  
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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$31,012 - $83,078  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 183
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $20.42  
   
Overtime
$18.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,298  
   
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).
)
$31,012 - $83,078  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Job Description for Assistant Athletic Director

Assistant athletic directors typically assist athletic directors in supervising and coordinating all aspects of a sporting activity. Game-day operations to be supervised may include overseeing the crowd to ensure safety, monitoring ticket sales and services, filming, and marketing and promotions.

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Assistant Athletic Director Tasks

  • Market the athletics program to the public and manage public relations.
  • Manage the finances and budget of the athletic department.
  • Work with office of admissions on recruitment activities.
  • Ensure compliance with the rules of various athletic associations at various levels.
  • Assist athletic director in the overall direction of the athletics program.

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Assistant Athletic Directors report a focused set of job skills. Project Management and Oral / Verbal Communication are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Athletic Director

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


Assistant Athletic Directors with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $42K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $53K. Assistant Athletic Directors bring in $65K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $71K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Assistant Athletic Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Experienced
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Assistant Athletic Director Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 18%

National Average
$50,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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