$65,211
Avg. Salary
$20.89
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Financial Aid Director with People Management skills is $20.89 per hour.

The average pay for a Financial Aid Director with People Management skills is $65,211 per year.

$19.39
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$33.50
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MEDIAN $20.89
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MEDIAN $65,211
$46,286 - $88,818
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MEDIAN: $65,211
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$0$88K
Salary $46,286 - $88,818
Bonus $0.00 - $1,949
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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$45,245 - $86,233
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 131
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $20.89
Overtime $30.04
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $0.00 - $1,949
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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$45,245 - $86,233
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Job Description for Financial Aid Director

Financial aid directors are hired by various institutions that have financial aid departments; any operation that facilitates payment for products or services can be referred to as financial aid. These operations include offering grants, managing loans, providing payment plans, and determining eligibility for aid. The director of the financial aid department has to orchestrate all these operations by managing the existing financial aid programs and implementing new ones as needed.

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Financial Aid Director Tasks
  • Manage the operation of the financial aid office and administer programs which provide financial aid to students.
  • Prepare applications for private, local, state, and federal funding and coordinate department during audits.
  • Provide information to students on aid programs, maintain student records, evaluate aid applications, and ensure aid is correctly disbursed.
  • Propose and implement financial aid policies and procedures, and ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Hire, train, supervise, direct, and evaluate staff working in the financial aid department.

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Pay by Experience Level for Financial Aid Director

Pay by Experience for a Financial Aid Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Financial Aid Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 10 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Financial Aid Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Financial Aid Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 23 salaries. A Financial Aid Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 13 salaries.

Key Stats for Financial Aid Director

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Financial Aid Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$65,000

Mid-Career
▼15%

Entry-Level
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 18%