Senior Center Director Salary

Just under 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 $26K to $83K per year, but median earnings come to around $49K per year. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. While one in four report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and approximately half have dental, as well. There are far more female Senior Center Directors who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 80 percent. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,953 - $92,432
$32K
$49K
$92K
MEDIAN: $48,841
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50%
90%

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$10.47 - $20.95
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$15
$21
MEDIAN: $14.98
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$31,953 - $92,432  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,608  
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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$25,924 - $82,550  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.47 - $20.95  
   
Overtime
$18.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,608  
   
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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$25,924 - $82,550  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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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
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Senior Center Director Salaries

▲27%

▲10%

National Average
$43,000

▼10%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Skills That Affect Senior Center Director Salaries



National Average
$43,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 27%