Director of Alumni Affairs Salary

Median pay for Directors of Alumni Affairs in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $60K per year. Pay generally varies between $37K and $85K per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most Directors of Alumni Affairs survey respondents are women (77 percent). Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,876 - $85,119

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$36,915 - $84,886  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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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 note just a narrow range of job skills. Fundraising and Event Planning are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay 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.

Directors of Alumni Affairs with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $51K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $58K on average. For Directors of Alumni Affairs, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $65K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $80K.

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Experience Affects Director of Alumni Affairs Salaries

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Skills That Affect Director of Alumni Affairs Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.


77 %
23 %

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: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 8%