Senior Center Director Salary

Slightly less than three-fifths of Senior Center Directors in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $25K to $82K per year, but median earnings come to around $50K per year. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Senior Center Directors (82 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Although nearly one in four lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and around half get dental coverage, too. Most Senior Center Directors like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$32,412 - $92,432
$32K
$50K
$92K
MEDIAN: $50,491
10%
50%
90%

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$10.57 - $20.75
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.25
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$0$92K
Salary $32,412 - $92,432
Bonus $0.00 - $20,426
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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$25,430 - $82,000
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 64
Hourly Data $0$20
Hourly Rate $10.57 - $20.75
Overtime $18.00
Annual Data $0$82K
Bonus $0.00 - $20,426
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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$25,430 - $82,000
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

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Job Description for Senior Center Director

Senior center directors oversee facilities for senior citizens that may be privately owned or run by the government. These directors usually oversee a fixed staff that runs the facility, meaning they are responsible for delegating tasks, conducting employee evaluations, hiring and firing staff when necessary, and administering payroll.

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Senior Center Director Tasks

  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Implement program plans by ordering needed materials, scheduling speakers, reserving space, and handling other administrative details.
  • Identify and recruit potential volunteer workers.
  • Schedule special events such as art, physical and social activities.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Center Director

Pay by Experience for a Senior Center Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Center Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 31 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Center Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Senior Center Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 34 salaries. A Senior Center Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 19 salaries.

Senior Center Director Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Center Director?

Senior Center Director in Elizabethtown:
"Make sure you know the people in your community."
Have a deep knowledge in the people who come to use the space you are getting ready to change.

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Key Stats for Senior Center Director

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Senior Center Director Salaries

▲30%

▲11%

National Average
$42,000

▼9%

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Senior Center Director Salaries



National Average
$42,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 27%
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