Financial Aid Director Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Financial Aid Director is $55,700 per year. A skill in Regulatory Compliance is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Financial Aid Director Total Pay (?
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$38,776 - $84,830
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MEDIAN: $55,699
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Financial Aid Director Total Pay (?
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$11.84 - $21.29
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$38,776 - $84,830  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,000  
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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$36,296 - $84,982  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 392
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $21.29  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,000  
   
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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$36,296 - $84,982  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 392
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Job Description for Financial Aid Director

  • Propose and implement financial aid policies and procedures, and ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Hire, train, supervise, direct, and evaluate staff working in the financial aid department.
  • Provide information to students on aid programs, maintain student records, evaluate aid applications, and ensure aid is correctly disbursed.
  • Manage the operation of the financial aid office and administer programs which provide financial aid to students.
  • Prepare applications for private, local, state, and federal funding and coordinate department during audits.

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Pay by Experience Level for Financial Aid Director

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

Pay Difference By Location

New York
up arrow 22%
Los Angeles
up arrow 17%
Dallas
0%
National Average
$55,000
Philadelphia
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Seattle
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Experience Affects Financial Aid Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%
Experienced
up arrow 13%
National Average
$55,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
76%
female alumni
 
Male
24%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 17%
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