Director of Alumni Affairs Salary

Directors of Alumni Affairs in the United States take home an average $59K annually. The bottom of the pay range sits near $37K, and the top verges on $84K per year. Female Directors of Alumni Affairs make up most of the survey respondents at 77 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$38,018 - $84,158
(Median)
$38K
$59K
$84K
MEDIAN: $59,105
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$38,018 - $84,158  
   
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$36,978 - $84,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 95
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Job Description for Director of Alumni Affairs

  • Maintain and update alumni directory information.
  • Oversee administration and budget of the office of alumni affairs.
  • Develop and implement fundraising campaigns aimed at alumni.
  • Manage college/university relations with alumni and represent alumni to school administrators.
  • Plan and run special events for alumni and work to increase alumni involvement at the school.

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Directors of Alumni Affairs who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Fundraising and Event Planning are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Event Planning and Fundraising.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Alumni Affairs

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $52K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $59K. Directors of Alumni Affairs see a median salary of $63K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $80K.

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Experience Affects Director of Alumni Affairs Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Director of Alumni Affairs Salaries

National Average
$58,000

Fundraising
up arrow 4%

Event Planning
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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