Assistant Director, Career Services Salary

An average Assistant Director of Career Services in the United States can expect to take home roughly $46K per year. Pay ranges from $35K on the low end to $61K per year on the high end. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,471 - $61,423

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$10.30 - $22.58

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$35,471 - $61,423  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,072  
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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$35,038 - $61,334  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 356
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $22.58  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,072  
   
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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$35,038 - $61,334  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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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.

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Assistant Directors of Career Services seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Program Development, Presentations, Program Management, and Counseling are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 11 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Curriculum Planning and Event Management. Many workers who know Counseling also know Event Planning.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Director, Career Services

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


For many Assistant Directors of Career Services, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $45K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $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 11%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Assistant Director, Career Services Salaries

Program Development
up arrow 11%

Presentations
up arrow 8%

Program Management
up arrow 5%

Counseling
up arrow 3%

Event Planning
up arrow 1%

National Average
$46,000

Event Management
up arrow 10%

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 7%
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