A Residence Director earns an average salary of $36,786 per year.

$25,940 - $51,521
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$26K
$37K
$52K
MEDIAN: $36,786
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$25,940 - $51,521  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 45

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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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Experience Affects Residence Director Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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