Director, Career Services Salary (United States)

A Director, Career Services earns an average salary of $55,275 per year. A skill in People Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Director, Career Services Salary (?
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$39,147 - $85,251
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MEDIAN: $55,274
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Director, Career Services Salary (?
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$14.79 - $26.40
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,147 - $85,251  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,910  
Profit Sharing
$850 - $4,250  
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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$38,937 - $86,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 464
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $26.40  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,910  
   
Profit Sharing
$850 - $4,250  
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).
)
$38,937 - $86,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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
  • Market the school and its graduates at local, national, and international venues.
  • Maintain and enhance a portfolio of resource materials for employers and students.
  • Manage the Career Services department, staffing, and resource allocation.
  • Track, analyze, report and adjust activities based on outcome metrics such as student placement in internships and jobs.
  • Run programs which assist students and alumni with career planning and applying for internships and jobs.

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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Los Angeles
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Houston
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Atlanta
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Chicago
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National Average
$56,000
Dallas
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Experience Affects Director, Career Services Salaries

National Average
$56,000

Skills That Affect Director, Career Services Salaries

Business Development
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Project Management
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Recruiting
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National Average
$56,000
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Counseling
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Budget Management
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 111 votes.

Gender

Female
74%
female alumni
 
Male
26%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 11%