Assistant Director of Financial Aid Salary

Assistant Directors of Financial Aid in the United States can expect to earn an average of $45K annually. Pay ranges from $35K on the low end to $60K per year on the high end. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most Assistant Directors of Financial Aid survey respondents are women (74 percent). The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$35,118 - $60,428

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$14.43 - $33.94

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$35,118 - $60,428  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,500  
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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$35,151 - $60,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 233
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.43 - $33.94  
   
Overtime
$25.34 - $32.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,500  
   
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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$35,151 - $60,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Job Description for Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Assistant directors of financial aid are responsible for facilitating and providing administrative support to the director of financial aid of their organization. They are generally in charge of completing a variety of departmental tasks and providing report updates to the director, as well as coordinating and submitting financial aid paperwork and overseeing correct completion of financial aid documents. Other primary responsibilities include facilitating information of program requirements and deadlines, and provide responses to any written or verbal inquiries. They often lead a team of financial aid professionals to reach all department goals within specific time-frames.

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Assistant Director of Financial Aid Tasks

  • Track, analyze and explain the school's aid and disbursement portfolios.
  • Reconcile and explain financial discrepancies in local and federal systems.
  • Act as point of contact for students, government, parents, and staff about financial aid.
  • Assist Director with day-to-day operations and special projects.

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Assistant Directors of Financial Aid report a focused set of job skills. Customer Service and Oral / Verbal Communication are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Director of Financial Aid

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. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $43K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $45K. Assistant Directors of Financial Aid see a median salary of $49K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $59K.

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Experience Affects Assistant Director of Financial Aid Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Assistant Director of Financial Aid Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

National Average
$45,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 8%
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