Sports Information Director Salary

The average pay for a Sports Information Director is $37,292 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$28,968 - $57,988

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$28,420 - $57,192  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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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

  • 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.
  • Coordinate interviews, media access, fund raising events, and press releases.
  • Collect, organize, analyze, promote, and disseminate information on competitive academic programs and games.
  • Update player and team information, including portraits and social media.

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Experience Affects Sports Information Director Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 35%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Sports Information Director Salaries

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 1%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$37,000

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 9%
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