Average Admissions Director (College/University) Salary

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The average salary for an Admissions Director (College/University) is $66,801.
MEDIAN $66,801
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Job Description for Admissions Director (College/University)

Admissions Director (College/University) Tasks
  • Develop, direct and coordinate admissions department.
  • Supervise admissions representatives regarding the admissions process.
  • Plan and execute the student recruitment strategy.

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Popular Skills for Admissions Director (College/University)

Skills in Team Leadership, Strategic Planning, Project Management and Sales Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Recruiting.

Pay by Experience Level for Admissions Director (College/University)

An entry-level Admissions Director (College/University) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,169 based on 12 salaries. An early career Admissions Director (College/University) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,471 based on 83 salaries. A mid-career Admissions Director (College/University) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,044 based on 145 salaries. An experienced Admissions Director (College/University) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,339 based on 195 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,035.
Employees with Admissions Director (College/University) in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 33.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (24.0% more) and New York, New York (21.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dayton, Ohio (8.7% less) and Miami, Florida (5.5% less).

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