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Associate Director Financial Aid Salary

Median pay for Associate Directors of Financial Aid in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $54K annually. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $39K and $73K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Associate Directors of Financial Aid making up 76 percent. Most Associate Directors of Financial Aid report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,118 - $73,353
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$39K
$54K
$73K
MEDIAN: $54,041
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$38,880 - $73,234  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 116

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Job Description for Associate Director Financial Aid

  • Oversee department-wide quality control in regards to financial aid policies and procedures.
  • Supervise and mentor student financial aid counselors to ensure that they are providing students with the most effective financial advice available.
  • Provide accurate up-to-date information to staff, faculty, and students on loan and scholarship opportunities
  • Distribute current financial aid materials and ensure they are available to all students.

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Pay by Experience Level for Associate Director Financial Aid

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


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $55K, and those with five to 10 years' experience report a lower median of $54K. Associate Directors of Financial Aid with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $53K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $62K.

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Experience Affects Associate Director Financial Aid Salaries

Late-Career
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Entry-Level
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$54,000

Experienced
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 8%
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