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Director of Alumni Affairs Salary

Directors of Alumni Affairs in the United States can expect wages of $59K annually on average. Earnings generally vary between $37K and $84K per year. Female Directors of Alumni Affairs make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Directors of Alumni Affairs. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$38,195 - $84,105
MEDIAN: $58,628

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$38,195 - $84,105  
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$37,224 - $83,995  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 118

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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 report a narrow range of specific skills. Fundraising and Event Planning are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Event Planning.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Alumni Affairs

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

Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Directors of Alumni Affairs. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $50K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $58K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $66K. Directors of Alumni Affairs who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $78K.

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Skills That Affect Director of Alumni Affairs Salaries


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Event Planning
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.


78 %
22 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 8%