The average pay for an Education Director is $58,412 per year.Salary goes up steadily as a this job becomes more experienced.
Education Director Total Pay (?
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$35,295 - $94,131
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MEDIAN: $58,411
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Education Director Total Pay (?
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$12.71 - $41.84
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$35,295 - $94,131  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,147  
Profit Sharing
$1,927 - $15,456  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$34,663 - $97,867  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 710
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.71 - $41.84  
   
Overtime
$7.13 - $50.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,147  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,927 - $15,456  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$34,663 - $97,867  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 710
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Job Description for Education Director
Education directors may have a variety of roles and responsibilities depending on the institution for which they work. For example, if they work for a large network of early childhood education outlets, they would interact with small children and their family on a daily basis. In other settings, such as institutions of higher learning, the education director is akin to (or even a replacement title for) the dean of academic affairs. There is also usually a supervisory component to this position. For example, an education director may provide performance reviews for the instructors working under them and settling any disputes that may arise. Planning, staffing, and coordination skills are needed to ensure that all positions are covered during the academic calendar, as well as to arrange any visits required for accreditation purposes. Education directors are expected to oversee and provide leadership to the instructors of an institution (or a department within the institution) and they help create and approve new curriculum and train the school’s instructors.
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Education Director Tasks
  • Provide expertise on curriculum, learning standards and policy.
  • Participate in formal and informal meetings with educators, students and the community to assess needs and satisfaction.
  • Supervise all education-related programs and staff, including budgets.
  • Teach courses when expertise or scheduling requires.
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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Chicago
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Houston
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Nashville
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Los Angeles
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National Average
$58,000
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Experience Affects Education Director Salaries

National Average
$58,000

Skills That Affect Education Director Salaries

Organizational Development
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Curriculum Planning
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People Management
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National Average
$58,000
Program Management
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
78%
female alumni
 
Male
22%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
18%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 16%
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