Residence Director Salary

A Residence Director earns an average salary of $37,888 per year.

$25,669 - $56,618
$26K
$38K
$57K
MEDIAN: $37,888
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$25,669 - $56,618  
   
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$25,669 - $56,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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Job Description for Residence Director

  • Assist, supervise and counsel resident students to ensure overall well-being and enjoyment of resident experience.
  • Liaise with college department of student affairs and housing and food services.
  • Supervise and direct student and non-student staff for one or more dormitories.
  • Respond to emergency situations and manage crises, involving authorities when necessary.
  • Coordinate student move-in and move-out procedures and associated paperwork.

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Pay by Experience Level for Residence Director

Pay by Experience for a Residence Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Residence Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 24 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Residence Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Residence Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 12 salaries. A Residence Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Residence Director

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Residence Director Salaries

Mid-Career
▲24%

Experienced
▲19%

Late-Career
▲13%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 24%
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