Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Education Director is $65,219
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Education Directors?
An entry-level Education Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,056 based on 9 salaries. An early career Education Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,609 based on 240 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Education Directors Do?
Education directors may have a variety of roles and responsibilities depending on the institution for which they work. For example, if they work for a large network of early childhood education outlets, they would interact with small children and their family on a daily basis. In other settings, such as institutions of higher learning, the education director is akin to (or even a replacement title for) the dean of academic affairs. There is also usually a supervisory component to this position. …Read more
- Supervise all education-related programs and staff, including budgets.
- Teach courses when expertise or scheduling requires.
- Provide expertise on curriculum, learning standards and policy.
- Participate in formal and informal meetings with educators, students and the community to assess needs and satisfaction.