Assistant Director, Career Services Salary

For Assistant Directors of Career Services, annual average wages total $48K per year. Geographic location and years of experience 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 a fair number. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most Assistant Directors of Career Services survey respondents are women (78 percent). Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,534 - $65,074
$38K
$48K
$65K
MEDIAN: $47,831
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$12.75 - $26.00
$21
MEDIAN: $21.49
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$37,534 - $65,074  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$37,311 - $65,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 266
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$21.49  
   
Overtime
$45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
   
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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$37,311 - $65,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
© PayScale, Inc. @ www.payscale.com

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Job Description for Assistant Director, Career Services

The assistant director of career services is responsible for a variety of tasks related to the career services provided by their organization. They must ensure their department provides excellent career advice and development services to their clients. These assistant directors provide one-on-one career advice to clients and organize career workshops; they must be able to market these offerings to their client base as well. Additionally, assistant directors of career services must be able to develop a relationship with relevant professionals in the public and private sectors to help build the career services offered by their organization.

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Assistant Director, Career Services Tasks

  • Advise students in the establishment of realistic career plans and objectives, establishing and maintaining liaison with employer.
  • Work with employers and conduct studies of career development patterns and employment trends to provide input for possible curriculum changes.
  • Assist in developing, implementing and coordinating a career counseling and employment assistance program for students and alumni.

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As Assistant Directors of Career Services make advancements in their career path to positions such as Director of Career Services, their salaries may climb. Directors of Career Services make $54K annually on average.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Director, Career Services


Assistant Directors of Career Services report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Recruiting, Customer Relations, Program Management, and Program Development are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 5 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Curriculum Planning, Database Management & Reporting, and Customer Relationship Management. Most people who know Counseling also know Program Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Director, Career Services

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


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $46K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $48K on average. Assistant Directors of Career Services with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $59K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,673

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Assistant Directors of Career Services, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Assistant Directors of Career Services will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+15 percent), Los Angeles (+13 percent), Chicago (+9 percent), and Cincinnati (+1 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Indianapolis, 12 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 10 percent less in Orlando and 9 percent less in Columbus, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Key Stats for Assistant Director, Career Services

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Assistant Director, Career Services Salaries

▲25%

Late-Career
▲24%

▲1%

National Average
$48,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Assistant Director, Career Services Salaries

▲5%

Customer Relations
▲5%

Program Management
▲4%

Program Development
▲3%

Career Counseling
▲2%

Project Management
▼0%

National Average
$48,000

▼1%

Event Management
▼1%

Presentations
▼2%


Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼4%

Public Speaking
▼4%

Curriculum Planning
▼15%

Database Management & Reporting
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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