The average pay for a Sports Information Director is $36,906 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

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MEDIAN: $36,906
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$25,867 - $52,721  
   
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$25,747 - $52,237  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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$12.92  
   
Hourly Tips
$15.00  
Overtime
$6.00  
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$25,747 - $52,237  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Job Description for Sports Information Director

A sports information director is a key individual working in a university athletics department. The SID acts as an information and communications go-between for the department and interested media outlets. He or she helps to provide player information, statistics, and background information on all sanctioned, official sports at the school. He or she also helps to set up interviews with coaches, trainers, and players and generally provides information to promote school athletic programs. Media requests for athletics-related interviews or access also typically will go through the sports information director's office.

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Sports Information Director Tasks

  • Collect, organize, analyze, promote, and disseminate information on competitive academic programs and games.
  • Update player and team information, including portraits and social media.
  • Coordinate interviews, media access, fund raising events, and press releases.
  • Act as local expert on state and federal rules and requirements.
  • Work with the media and internal departments to provide data and promote programs and games.

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Q: What is it like working as a Sports Information Director?

Sports Information Director in Beaver Falls:
"Lots of unappreciated work."
Pros: The graphic design aspect of my job is rewarding. I like working with the student-athletes who come into the office.
Cons: Work lots of hours and do not get paid a lot for the hours I work.

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Key Stats for Sports Information Director

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
052
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Sports Information Director Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Sports Information Director Salaries

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 3%

Sports Stats
0%

Marketing Communications
0%

National Average
$36,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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