Assistant Director, Career Services Salary

Assistant Directors of Career Services in the United States can expect to earn an average of $48K per year. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Assistant Directors of Career Services make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number.

$37,655 - $65,129
$38K
$48K
$65K
MEDIAN: $47,830
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$37,655 - $65,129  
   
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$1,000  
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$37,557 - $65,405  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 267

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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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Assistant Directors of Career Services who become Directors of Career Services may see a small rise in pay. On average, Directors of Career Services earn $54K per year.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Director, Career Services


Assistant Directors of Career Services seem to exploit 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 pay less than market rate include Curriculum Planning, Database Management & Reporting, and Customer Relationship Management. Those proficient in Counseling are, more often than not, also skilled in Program Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Director, Career Services

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Director, Career Services has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Director, Career Services with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 162 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Director, Career Services with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 116 salaries. An experienced Assistant Director, Career Services which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 52 salaries. An Assistant Director, Career Services with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,780

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

Assistant Directors of Career Services will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 22 percent. Assistant Directors of Career Services will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+15 percent), Los Angeles (+12 percent), Chicago (+8 percent), and Cincinnati (+1 percent). In Indianapolis, salaries are 12 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up in Orlando and Columbus (10 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Assistant Director, Career Services

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Assistant Director, Career Services Salaries

▲24%

Late-Career
▲24%

▲1%

National Average
$48,000

▼5%

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

Event Management
▼1%

▼2%


Presentations
▼3%

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 32 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 5%
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