Assistant Director, Career Services Salary

Earnings for Assistant Directors of Career Services in the United States come in at around $48K annually on average. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Assistant Directors of Career Services is high. Female Assistant Directors of Career Services make up most of the survey respondents at 77 percent. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,536 - $66,894
$38K
$48K
$67K
MEDIAN: $48,407
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$0$66K
Salary $37,536 - $66,894
Profit Sharing $1,000
Commission $2,400
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).
)
$37,457 - $66,770
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 250

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

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.

Read More...

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.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Director, Career Services


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


For Assistant Directors of Career Services who go on to become Directors of Career Services, career progression may result in slightly increased compensation. On average, a Director of Career Services earns $54K annually.

Assistant Director, Career Services Job Listings

Popular Skills for Assistant Director, Career Services


Survey takers working as Assistant Directors of Career Services report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Recruiting, Customer Relations, Program Management, and Program Development are correlated to pay that is above average. 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: $48,396

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

For Assistant Directors of Career Services, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 20 percent above the national average. Assistant Directors of Career Services will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+13 percent) and Los Angeles (+11 percent). Indianapolis is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 13 percent. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Orlando (11 percent lower) and Columbus (10 percent lower).

Assistant Director, Career Services Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Assistant Director, Career Services?

Assistant Director, Career Services in Fort Wayne:
"Career Advising."
Pros: I enjoy helping individuals decide what path is best for them in life.
Cons: I am doing the work of 2 to 3 three people.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Assistant Director, Career Services

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%
ADVERTISEMENT
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Assistant Director, Career Services Salaries

▲23%

Late-Career
▲23%

National Average
$48,000

▼1%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Assistant Director, Career Services Salaries

▲4%

Customer Relations
▲4%

Program Management
▲3%

Program Development
▲1%

Career Counseling
▲1%

National Average
$48,000

Event Management
▼2%

Project Management
▼2%

▼3%


Presentations
▼4%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼5%

Public Speaking
▼5%

Curriculum Planning
▼16%

Database Management & Reporting
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 6%
ADVERTISEMENT