Camp Director Salary

The average salary for a Camp Director is $38,944 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Hiring, Program Management, and Budget Management. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$25,660 - $59,270
$26K
$39K
$59K
MEDIAN: $38,944
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$10.15 - $23.50
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MEDIAN: $14.77
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$25,660 - $59,270  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,149  
Total Pay (?
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$25,045 - $56,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 118
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$10.15 - $23.50  
   
Overtime
$24.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,149  
   
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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$25,045 - $56,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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Job Description for Camp Director

Camp directors oversee the performance of a camp and its employees, perform various management and administrative duties, and develop curricula for campers. Their job is a combination of physical and mental work and takes place both indoors in office settings and outside in various weather conditions, including extreme heat.

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Camp Director Tasks

  • Manage daily operation of a day or overnight camp, acting as the main contact for staff and parents.
  • Conduct evaluation of programs and identify areas needing improvement.
  • Oversee the placement of campers into groups or cabins and determine their daily schedule of activities.
  • Hire, train, and supervise camp employees or volunteers, including counselors, kitchen staff, and activity instructors.
  • Plan and organize camp curriculum and activities.

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Pay by Experience Level for Camp Director

Pay by Experience for a Camp Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Camp Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 87 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Camp Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Camp Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 50 salaries. A Camp Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Camp Director

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Camp Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲75%

Experienced
▲15%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$37,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Camp Director Salaries

Hiring
▲31%

Program Management
▲30%

Budget Management
▲22%

Operations Management
▲6%

National Average
$37,000


Event Planning
▼10%

Program Development
▼11%

Customer Service
▼11%

Activities for Children
▼12%

Team Leadership
▼14%

Childhood Education
▼16%

Recruiting
▼19%

Scheduling
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 42%