Assistant Athletic Directors in the United States take home an average $49K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The majority of Assistant Athletic Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up a slight majority of Assistant Athletic Directors (56 percent) who responded to the survey. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,221 - $77,267
$33K
$49K
$77K
MEDIAN: $49,333
10%
50%
90%

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$13.38 - $18.31
$14
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$33,221 - $77,267  
   
Bonus
$2,500  
Total Pay (?
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$30,593 - $77,482  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 156
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.48  
   
Overtime
$20.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$2,500  
   
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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$30,593 - $77,482  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Athletic Director

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


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $43K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $53K. Assistant Athletic Directors bring in $51K after working for 10 to 20 years. Assistant Athletic Directors who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $70K.

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Key Stats for Assistant Athletic Director

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Assistant Athletic Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 43%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Assistant Athletic Director Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 21%

Oral / Verbal Communication
0%

National Average
$49,000

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 8%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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