Average Admissions Director (College/University) Salary

$66,590
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$100
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The average salary for an Admissions Director (College/University) is $66,590.
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What Do Admissions Director (College/University)s Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Admissions Director (College/University)

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What Are Popular Skills for Admissions Director (College/University)s?

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.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Admissions Director (College/University)s?

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 $50,445 based on 6 salaries. An early career Admissions Director (College/University) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,417 based on 62 salaries. A mid-career Admissions Director (College/University) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,723 based on 110 salaries. An experienced Admissions Director (College/University) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,801 based on 134 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $77,419.
Employees with Admissions Director (College/University) in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 37.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Baltimore, Maryland (35.2% more) and New York, New York (23.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Nashville, Tennessee (12.6% less), Atlanta, Georgia (6.0% less) and Portland, Oregon (4.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 337 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.8%
Early Career
18.4%
Mid Career
32.6%
Experienced
39.8%
Late Career
7.4%