Director, Housing & Community Development Salary

Directors of Housing & Community Development in the United States pull down an average of $60K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report very high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage.

$35,581 - $102,098
$36K
$60K
$100K
MEDIAN: $59,540
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90%

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$14.58 - $19.92
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,581 - $102,098  
   
Bonus
$150.00 - $20,000  
Profit Sharing
$250.00  
Total Pay (?
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$35,445 - $104,534  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 130
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.00  
   
Overtime
$22.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$150.00 - $20,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$250.00  
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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$35,445 - $104,534  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Job Description for Director, Housing & Community Development

The director of housing and community development is the person responsible for overseeing all activities of a housing community. This communities include apartments, housing developments, and college campuses. This is a position that can be found at many locations across America. The director will typically work inside of an office, though travel within the housing development or across the community is likely necessary. This person will traditionally keep daytime, weekday office hours, though extended hours or overtime may be required. This position will typically require a degree in a field such as urban planning, engineering, business, or public administration. The director of housing and community development should also be educated in housing ordinances, policies, and procedures, as well as federal state and local laws.

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Director, Housing & Community Development Tasks

  • Direct housing and community program staff and oversee the daily operation of programs.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of existing programs and identify areas needing improvement.
  • Research relevant grant programs and coordinate the application process.
  • Establish long and short term objectives for programs and determine the best way to reach those objectives.
  • Facilitate communication with the community about housing needs and how to best address them.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director, Housing & Community Development

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


Directors of Housing & Community Development generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $49K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $56K on average. On average, Directors of Housing & Community Development make $61K following one to two decades on the job. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $96K.

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Key Stats for Director, Housing & Community Development

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Director, Housing & Community Development Salaries

Late-Career
▲62%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$59,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect Director, Housing & Community Development Salaries

Project Management
▲46%

Budgeting
▲39%

Strategic Planning
▲34%

National Average
$59,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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