Average Athletic Director Salary

$60,710
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$37k
MEDIAN
$61k
90%
$101k

The average salary for an Athletic Director is $60,710

Base Salary
$37k - $101k
Bonus
$311 - $16k
Profit Sharing
$98 - $3k
Total Pay
$35k - $102k
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What Do Athletic Directors Do?

Athletic Director Tasks
  • Manage college athletics programs, the coaching staff, competition schedules, equipment, facilities, and budget.
  • Uphold standards for academics, sportsmanship, and respect.
  • Participate in the recruitment of athletes to sports programs and selection of athletic scholarship winners.
  • Ensure compliance with all school, division, and government regulations.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
75.4%
Female
24.1%
Prefer to self-define
0.4%
This data is based on 232 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

85%

Dental

74%

Vision

61%

None

14%