Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Admissions Director is $79,576
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Admissions Directors?
An early career Admissions Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,835 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Admissions Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,407 based on 12 salaries.
What Do Admissions Directors Do?
A director of admissions leads the admissions team at a university, college, or other postsecondary institution. They set goals for the admissions team and ensures that these goals are achieved, lead team meetings, manage department workflow, compile reports, and answer staff questions about admissions process. They also work with the university's marketing department to develop the university's branding and public image, especially for events and materials related to admissions. Aditionally, …Read more
- Develop, direct and coordinate admissions department.
- Supervise admissions representatives regarding the admissions process.
- Plan and execute the student recruitment strategy.