Average Early-Career Education Director Salary

$50,598
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,100
Bonus
$2,000
Commission
$1,700
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The average salary for an Early-Career Education Director is $50,598.
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MEDIAN $50,598
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Salary
$32k - $85k
Bonus
$486 - $9k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Commission
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$30k - $83k

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Job Description for Education Director

Education Director Tasks
  • 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.

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Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Education Director

Skills that pay less than market rate include Budget Management, Program Development, Program Management, People Management and Curriculum Planning.

Pay by Experience Level for Education Director

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 $47,500 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Education Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,694 based on 308 salaries. An experienced Education Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,903 based on 465 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $78,021.
Employees with Education Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 20.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (14.2% more) and Chicago, Illinois (13.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (20.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,106 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.2%
Mid Career
27.8%
Experienced
42.0%
Late Career
28.9%