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Senior Center Director Salary

Senior Center Directors in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — nearly one-half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $24K to $99K per year, median earnings come to $46K per year. Total cash compensation for Senior Center Directors generally runs between $24K and $99K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $25K. Health benefits are not claimed by all — about one in four lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and a majority have dental, too. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. There are far more female Senior Center Directors who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 81 percent. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,457 - $107,537
(Median)
$29K
$46K
$110K
MEDIAN: $46,082
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$8.93 - $22.30
(Median)
$8
$13
$22
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$29,457 - $107,537  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,056  
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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$24,457 - $99,170  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 148
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$8.93 - $22.30  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,056  
   
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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$24,457 - $99,170  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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Job Description for Senior Center Director

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

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Survey takers who work as Senior Center Directors usually report a few specific skills. Budget Management and Program Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 9 percent and 5 percent, respectively. Employees educated in Budget Management are typically practiced in Program Management, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Center Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Senior Center Directors who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $35K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $39K. On average, Senior Center Directors make $49K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $60K.

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Experience Affects Senior Center Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$44,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Senior Center Director Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 9%

Program Management
up arrow 5%

National Average
$44,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 25%
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