Assistant to the Director Salary

The average pay for an Assistant to the Director is $43,224 per year. A skill in Operations Management is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$30,452 - $75,281
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$43K
$75K
MEDIAN: $43,356
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$10.02 - $25.08
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MEDIAN: $16.04
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$30,452 - $75,281  
   
Bonus
$500 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$800  
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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$25,477 - $70,172  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 158
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.02 - $25.08  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.00  
Overtime
$18.12 - $34.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$500 - $10,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$800  
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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$25,477 - $70,172  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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Job Description for Assistant to the Director

Duties of assistants to the director vary widely on the hiring organization and open position. Generally, these professionals help the director in accomplishing goals and implementing strategies. The position usually requires substantial day-to-day involvement in overseeing and guiding operations. Communication between the director and divisions within the company is often made through the assistant director, so organizational and communication skills are essential. The assistant to the director may have to act in the place of the director under certain circumstances, so they must be capable of filling this position temporarily. Assistants to the director generally work in an office setting under the direct supervision of the director. Hours vary depending on the needs of the employer and director; while these individuals typically work during regular business hours, overtime and/or work during other times of the day may be needed.

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Assistant to the Director Tasks

  • Support the Director with operations and compliance, including daily scheduling.
  • Track, file, and quality control documentation and databases, including making back-ups.
  • Greet, welcome, and collaborate with the public, staff, and oversight bodies.
  • Draft reports and communications to convey key information to diverse audiences.
  • Oversee implementation and coordination of programs, overseeing day-to-day operations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant to the Director

Pay by Experience for an Assistant to the Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant to the Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 136 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant to the Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 79 salaries. An experienced Assistant to the Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 44 salaries. An Assistant to the Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 25 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,386

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Assistant to the Director Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Assistant to the Director?

Assistant to the Director in McKinney:
"Call Center Ministry."
Pros: Few perks. Retirement plan is decent but that means less of a pay check. Health care is Blue Cross Blue Shield.
Cons: Promotions are lateral. Base pay is just above a fast food employee. Hard work trickles upward to help those that have a higher position.

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Key Stats for Assistant to the Director

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Assistant to the Director Salaries

▲26%

▲18%

▲5%

National Average
$41,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Assistant to the Director Salaries

Operations Management
▲33%

Scheduling
▲8%



National Average
$41,000

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼2%

Office Administration
▼3%

Event Planning
▼5%

Organizing
▼14%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 23%
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