Average Assistant Director of Financial Aid Salary

$49,496
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The average salary for an Assistant Director of Financial Aid is $49,496.
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MEDIAN $49,496
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$38k - $66k
Bonus
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$37k - $66k

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Job Description for Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Assistant Director of Financial Aid Tasks
  • Act as point of contact for students, government, parents, and staff about financial aid.
  • Assist Director with day-to-day operations and special projects.
  • Track, analyze and explain the school's aid and disbursement portfolios.
  • Reconcile and explain financial discrepancies in local and federal systems.

Popular Employer Salaries for Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Assistant Director of Financial Aid. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Associate Director Financial Aid
Financial Aid Director
Financial Aid Counselor (School/College/...
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Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Skills in Counseling, Federal Grants, Loan Processing, People Management and Data Processing are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Director of Financial Aid

An entry-level Assistant Director of Financial Aid with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $41,284 based on 7 salaries. An early career Assistant Director of Financial Aid with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,889 based on 78 salaries. A mid-career Assistant Director of Financial Aid with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,696 based on 105 salaries. An experienced Assistant Director of Financial Aid with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,918 based on 107 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,504.
Employees with Assistant Director of Financial Aid in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 33.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (13.0% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (12.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (4.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 321 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.2%
Early Career
24.3%
Mid Career
32.7%
Experienced
33.3%
Late Career
7.5%