Associate Director Financial Aid Salary

Associate Directors of Financial Aid in the United States take home approximately $54K per year on average. Earnings sit near $39K on the lower side but can approach $74K per year on the higher side. Work is enjoyable for Associate Directors of Financial Aid, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Associate Directors of Financial Aid making up 74 percent. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$38,915 - $74,293
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$39K
$54K
$74K
MEDIAN: $54,312
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$38,664 - $74,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 105

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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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $55K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $54K on average. On average, Associate Directors of Financial Aid make $53K following one to two decades on the job. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $64K.

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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 28 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 9%