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Camp Director Salary

The average salary for a Camp Director is $39,374 per year. A skill in Childhood Education is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$25,922 - $59,218
(Median)
$26K
$39K
$59K
MEDIAN: $39,374
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50%
90%

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$9.74 - $34.39
(Median)
$9
$14
$34
MEDIAN: $14.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$25,922 - $59,218  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,143  
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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$23,566 - $61,437  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 157
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.74 - $34.39  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $23.84  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,143  
   
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).
)
$23,566 - $61,437  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | 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

  • Hire, train, and supervise camp employees or volunteers, including counselors, kitchen staff, and activity instructors.
  • Plan and organize camp curriculum and activities.
  • Oversee the placement of campers into groups or cabins and determine their daily schedule of activities.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Camp Director

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

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Experience Affects Camp Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Camp Director Salaries

Childhood Education
up arrow 20%

People Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$39,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 22% employee benefits None: 34%
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