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Resident Director (College / University) Salary

The average pay for a Resident Director (College / University) is $29,377 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

$17,560 - $41,370
MEDIAN: $29,377

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$17,560 - $41,370  
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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).
$17,560 - $42,746  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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Job Description for Resident Director (College / University)

  • Provide conflict mediation and referral services for students and staff.
  • Create programs and events for student life development and community growth.
  • Provide emergency and crisis management and be available for on-call shifts.
  • Supervise and direct student and non-student staff for one or more dormitories.
  • Liaise with college department of student affairs and housing and food services.

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Experience Affects Resident Director (College / University) Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.


60 %
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 10%