The average pay for an Assistant to the Director is $43,816 per year. A skill in Operations Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$30,115 - $78,486
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$30K
$44K
$78K
MEDIAN: $43,815
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$10.00 - $24.33
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$24
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$30,115 - $78,486  
   
Bonus
$197.27 - $10,137  
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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$25,324 - $73,324  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 198
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $24.33  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.00  
Overtime
$14.71 - $37.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$197.27 - $10,137  
   
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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$25,324 - $73,324  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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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

  • 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.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,659

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Assistant to the Director Reviews

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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Experience Affects Assistant to the Director Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Assistant to the Director Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 35%

Scheduling
up arrow 10%


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

National Average
$41,000

Office Administration
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Event Planning
up arrow 3%

Organizing
up arrow 12%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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