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Financial Aid Director Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Financial Aid Director is $55,836 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Regulatory Compliance and People Management. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Financial Aid Director Salary (?
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$38,707 - $84,960
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MEDIAN: $55,836
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Financial Aid Director Salary (?
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$11.84 - $21.29
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$38,707 - $84,960  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
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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$36,225 - $85,108  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 368
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 - $4,894  
   
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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$36,225 - $85,108  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Job Description for Financial Aid Director

Financial aid directors are hired by various institutions that have financial aid departments; any operation that facilitates payment for products or services can be referred to as financial aid. These operations include offering grants, managing loans, providing payment plans, and determining eligibility for aid. The director of the financial aid department has to orchestrate all these operations by managing the existing financial aid programs and implementing new ones as needed.
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Financial Aid Director Tasks
  • 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 27%
Experienced
up arrow 14%
National Average
$55,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Financial Aid Director Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 24%
People Management
up arrow 12%
National Average
$55,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 96 votes.

Gender

Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

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