Experienced Admissions Director (College/University) Salary

Average Experienced College Admissions Directors make around $72K annually. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Experienced College Admissions Directors. More than half of Experienced College Admissions Directors (68 percent) survey participants are women. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$51,047 - $103,814
MEDIAN: $72,089

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Salary $51,047 - $103,814
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$51,103 - $103,584
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 121

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $71,877

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York, the three largest American cities, are home to some of the highest salaries for Experienced College Admissions Directors; they all offer salaries above the field's national average.

Key Stats for Admissions Director (College/University)


67 %
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
10-19 years
20 years or more
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Admissions Director (College/University) Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Strategic Planning

Team Leadership

National Average

Project Management


Sales Management

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.


67 %
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 9%