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Assistant Director, Career Services Salary

Assistant Directors of Career Services in the United States pull down an average of $46K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Assistant Directors of Career Services. Women make up the vast majority of Assistant Directors of Career Services (80 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$35,193 - $61,004
(Median)
$35K
$46K
$61K
MEDIAN: $46,044
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$11.00 - $24.50
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$11
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$35,193 - $61,004  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,070  
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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$34,798 - $60,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 333
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.00 - $24.50  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,070  
   
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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$34,798 - $60,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Assistant Director, Career Services


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Assistant Directors of Career Services may enjoy a small increase in earnings as they climb the career ladder to roles like Director of Career Services, which pays $53K on average annually.

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Assistant Directors of Career Services report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Presentations, Event Planning, Counseling, and Program Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 9 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Event Management. Event Planning is a skill commonly found among those who know Counseling.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Director, Career Services

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $45K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $46K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $51K. As Assistant Directors of Career Services reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $56K.

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Experience Affects Assistant Director, Career Services Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Assistant Director, Career Services Salaries

Presentations
up arrow 9%


Counseling
up arrow 4%

Program Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$46,000

Event Management
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

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: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 7%
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