Director of Alumni Affairs Salary

An average Director of Alumni Affairs in the United States can expect to take home roughly $59K annually. Compensation ranges between $37K and $84K per year. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Directors of Alumni Affairs making up 77 percent. Job satisfaction for Directors of Alumni Affairs is high. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,665 - $84,622
MEDIAN: $59,330

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$36,722 - $84,454  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 110
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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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Professional skills reported by Directors of Alumni Affairs are few in number. 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.

Directors of Alumni Affairs with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. The average inexperienced worker earns $51K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $59K. For Directors of Alumni Affairs, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $66K. 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 33 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: 92% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 7%