Median pay for Associate Directors of Financial Aid in the United States is around $55K per year. Female Associate Directors of Financial Aid make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 75

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Job Description for Associate Director Financial Aid

  • 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.
  • 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.

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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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Associate Directors of Financial Aid — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $51K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $53K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $59K in this role. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $60K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Key Stats for Associate Director Financial Aid

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
038
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Associate Director Financial Aid Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$55,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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