Director, Career Services Salary

A Director, Career Services earns an average salary of $60,096 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Leadership and Strategic Planning.

$44,639 - $86,856
$45K
$60K
$87K
MEDIAN: $60,210
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$14.00 - $33.92
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MEDIAN: $21.77
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$44,639 - $86,856  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
Profit Sharing
$925  
Total Pay (?
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$44,064 - $87,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 354
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.00 - $33.92  
   
Overtime
$35.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
   
Profit Sharing
$925  
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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$44,064 - $87,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Job Description for Director, Career Services

The director of career services manages the overall functions of an institution’s career services office and employees. They interact regularly with faculty members, students, prospective employers, and alumni, and they must be comfortable with public engagement at many levels. The director of career services regularly communicates in person, over email, and over the phone to help meet an institution’s career services objectives and quotas. These directors work to achieve student placement with prospective employers, as well as build relationships with employers and plan other career-related services. Additionally, directors of career services oversee employees within the career services office, providing guidance, feedback, and discipline as necessary.

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Director, Career Services Tasks

  • Manage career services staff, the administration of programs, and the career services budget.
  • Design and implement programs to help students and alumni improve their job seeking skills.
  • Establish partnerships for placing students in jobs with companies, organizations, and alumni.
  • Sponsor events which encourage employers to come to campus and hire students and alumni.
  • Run programs which assist students and alumni with career planning and applying for internships and jobs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director, Career Services

Pay by Experience for a Director, Career Services has a positive trend. An entry-level Director, Career Services with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 93 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director, Career Services with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 151 salaries. An experienced Director, Career Services which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 163 salaries. A Director, Career Services with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 63 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,858

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Key Stats for Director, Career Services

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Director, Career Services Salaries

▲24%

▲7%

National Average
$60,000

▼1%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Director, Career Services Salaries

Leadership
▲32%

Strategic Planning
▲29%

Business Development
▲10%



▲2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼0%

National Average
$60,000

Event Planning
▼5%

Budget Management
▼6%

Training Program Development
▼13%

Recruiting
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 5%
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