Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Athletic Director (College/University) is $87,985
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Athletic Director (College/University)s?
An early career Athletic Director (College/University) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $66,199 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Athletic Director (College/University) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,478 based on …Read more
What Do Athletic Director (College/University)s Do?
University athletic directors are administrators who oversee athletic departments of colleges and universities and all details that make these departments run smoothly. This is a detail-oriented position that requires strong communication skills, and their duties also include overseeing financial, legal, and practical matters in the athletic department, as well as hiring and firing coaches.
University athletic directors typically promote fundraising efforts for the school's athletic department …Read more
- 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.