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Assistant to the Director Salary

The average pay for an Assistant to the Director is $44,731 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Operations Management and Microsoft Excel.
$29,161 - $74,858
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MEDIAN: $44,730
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$10.01 - $25.79
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,161 - $74,858  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,978  
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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$24,794 - $71,653  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 409
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.01 - $25.79  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $39.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,978  
   
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).
)
$24,794 - $71,653  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 163
United States (change)

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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant to the Director

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

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Assistant to the Director Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Assistant to the Director Salaries

Operations Management
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Project Management
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Event Planning
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National Average
$41,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 139 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 21%