Average Early-Career Director, Student Services Salary

$53,637
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$1,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Director, Student Services is $53,637.
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MEDIAN $53,637
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Salary
$40k - $80k
Bonus
$254 - $6k
Total Pay
$35k - $79k

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Job Description for Director, Student Services

Director, Student Services Tasks
  • Manage the operation of extracurricular programs and services for students at a school or university.
  • Identify and implement strategies for increasing student use of services and involvement in programs.
  • Supervise and coordinate the work of student services departments and staff.
  • Oversee the administration of the budget for extracurricular activities, student services, and events.
  • Coordinate times, locations, and logistics for student activities, meetings, and events on a campus.

Career Paths

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Director, Student Services
Assistant Dean of Students (University)
Dean of Students
Director, Career Services
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Director, Student Services

Skills in People Management and Counseling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Leadership, Budget Management and Program Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Director, Student Services

An entry-level Director, Student Services with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,628 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Director, Student Services with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,298 based on 181 salaries. An experienced Director, Student Services with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,964 based on 229 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $68,465.
Employees with Director, Student Services in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 19.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (11.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (10.2% less) and Marlborough, Massachusetts (6.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 486 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.4%
Mid Career
37.2%
Experienced
47.1%
Late Career
14.2%