Average Early-Career Assistant to the Director Salary

$40,680
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$750
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The average salary for an Early-Career Assistant to the Director is $40,680.
10%
$31k
MEDIAN
$41k
90%
$62k
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$31k - $62k
Bonus
$150 - $10k
Total Pay
$26k - $60k

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Job Description for Assistant to the Director

Assistant to the Director Tasks
  • Support the Director with operations and compliance, including daily scheduling.
  • Track, file, and quality control documentation and databases, including making back-ups.
  • Greet, welcome, and collaborate with the public, staff, and oversight bodies.
  • Draft reports and communications to convey key information to diverse audiences.
  • Oversee implementation and coordination of programs, overseeing day-to-day operations.

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Popular Skills for Assistant to the Director

Skills in Project Management and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant to the Director

An entry-level Assistant to the Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $35,745 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Assistant to the Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,801 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Assistant to the Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,469 based on 45 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,482.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Assistant to the Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 10.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (16.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (11.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 145 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.9%
Mid Career
42.8%
Experienced
31.0%
Late Career
19.3%