The average salary for a Camp Director is $38,824 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Hiring, Budget Management, Program Management, and Operations Management. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

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Salary
$25,782 - $58,783  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,500  
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$24,615 - $56,875  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 123
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Hourly Rate
$9.71 - $24.50  
   
Overtime
$23.85  
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$0.00 - $8,500  
   
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$24,615 - $56,875  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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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

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Key Stats for Camp Director

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Camp Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 75%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Camp Director Salaries

Hiring
up arrow 23%

Budget Management
up arrow 21%

Program Management
up arrow 16%

Operations Management
up arrow 13%

National Average
$36,000


Event Planning
up arrow 8%

Program Development
up arrow 11%

Customer Service
up arrow 11%

Activities for Children
up arrow 13%

Team Leadership
up arrow 13%

Childhood Education
up arrow 15%

Recruiting
up arrow 18%

Scheduling
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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