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Senior Center Director Salary

The average Senior Center Director in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $46K per year. Total cash compensation to Senior Center Directors approaches anywhere from $24K on the lower end to $98K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $25K from bonuses. One-fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and a majority claim dental coverage as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
$29,467 - $108,311
(Median)
$29K
$46K
$110K
MEDIAN: $45,681
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$9.08 - $23.15
(Median)
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$13
$23
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$29,467 - $108,311  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,342  
Total Pay (?
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$24,298 - $97,959  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 146
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$9.08 - $23.15  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,342  
   
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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$24,298 - $97,959  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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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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Senior Center Directors typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Budget Management and Program Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 12 percent and 6 percent, respectively. Many workers who know Budget Management also know Program Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Center Director

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Senior Center Directors in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $36K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $40K. Senior Center Directors bring in $48K after working for 10 to 20 years. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $60K.

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Experience Affects Senior Center Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Senior Center Director Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 12%

Program Management
up arrow 6%

National Average
$43,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 24%