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Director of Alumni Affairs Salary

Directors of Alumni Affairs in the United States can expect wages of $59K per year on average. Earnings generally vary between $37K and $84K per year. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Directors of Alumni Affairs making up 78 percent. Job satisfaction for Directors of Alumni Affairs is high. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage.

$37,876 - $84,423
MEDIAN: $58,798

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$37,876 - $84,423  
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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).
$36,915 - $84,279  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 113

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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. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include 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 lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $50K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $59K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $66K in this role. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $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 35 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: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 8%