Athletic Director Salary

The average salary for an Athletic Director is $57,256 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
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$35,261 - $98,113
$35K
$59K
$98K
MEDIAN: $58,756
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90%

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$9.21 - $30.20
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MEDIAN: $17.64
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$0$98K
Salary $35,261 - $98,113
Bonus $0.00 - $15,781
Profit Sharing $2,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,475 - $98,207
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 473
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $9.21 - $30.20
Overtime $25.85
Annual Data $0$98K
Bonus $0.00 - $15,781
Profit Sharing $2,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,475 - $98,207
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

Job Description for Athletic Director

An athletic director generally works at a school, university, or other type of organization (such as an after-school club) to coordinate athletic activities. They may be given a budget to follow and need to ensure that funding is dispersed correctly to the appropriate parties. These directors often create reports on budget allocation and forecasting, which requires proficiency with basic computer programs. The athletic director might also be tasked with developing marketing, promotional, and fundraising strategies. When the organization holds special events, the athletic director may oversee planning, including communicating with vendors and coordinating with other employees.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Athletic Director

Pay by Experience for an Athletic Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Athletic Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 222 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Athletic Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 142 salaries. An experienced Athletic Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 122 salaries. An Athletic Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 65 salaries.

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Key Stats for Athletic Director

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Athletic Director Salaries

▲35%

▲15%

▲1%

National Average
$58,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Athletic Director Salaries

National Average
$58,000

Administration
▼3%



Hiring
▼6%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 14%