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Admissions Director (College or University) Salary

$102,464 (USD)

Average Salary

$49/hr

Average Hourly

$5,738

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 11, 2019

The average pay for an Admissions Director (College or University) is $102,464 a year and $49 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Admissions Director (College or University) is between $71,820 and $127,276. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for an Admissions Director (College or University). This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Directs and coordinates admissions program of public or private college or university, according to policies developed by governing board: directs program of admissions counseling and reviews exceptional admissions cases.
  • Confers with staff of other schools to explain admission requirements and student transfer credit policies.
  • Evaluates courses offered by other schools to determine their equivalency to courses offered on campus.
  • Directs preparation of printed materials explaining admission requirements and transfer credit policies for dissemination to other schools.
  • May counsel students having problems relating to admissions or may supervise professionally trained admissions counseling staff.
  • May serve on policy making admissions committee.
  • May participate in or conduct student recruitment programs with other members of faculty and staff.
  • May administer financial aid programs.
Admissions Director (College or University) Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Education Administrators, Postsecondary

Job family population: 143,430

Estimated population of Admissions Director (College or University) jobs: 5,379

Rate of error: 1.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$118,784
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Admissions Director (College or University) Job Listings for United States

Senior Assistant Director
Dec 7
Oakland, United States
Admission and Financial Aid
This dynamic role serves as an expert in the college admission process to college counselors ... the University. The Senior Assistant Director manages program areas of focus such as merit ...
Director, EOPS and Outreach
Sep 19
Santa Maria, CA, USA
Allan Hancock College
... orientation, admission, assessment, counseling and advising, basic skills, tutoring, transfer ... year college/university. Develops activities to promote retention and satisfactory academic ...
International Student Counselor
Nov 20
Belmont, CA, USA
Notre Dame de Namur University
Director of Admissions Status: Full-time, Exempt General Description : The International/Transfer ... students at a college/university; * Experience as a DSO for SEVIS; PDSO highly preferred
Head Women's Volleyball Coach
Dec 11
Belmont, CA, USA
Notre Dame de Namur University
Director of Athletics STATUS: Full-Time, Exempt (12 Months/year) SUPERVISES: Assistant Coaches in ... University and Athletic Department regulations. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: 1) Practice ...
Director of Graduate Admissions
Dec 10
Portland, United States
Lewis & Clark College
The Director is responsible for developing, implementing, and leading the Graduate School ... other College offices. • Manage the SLATE CRM, including all processes related to admissions ...

The average pay for an Admissions Director (College or University) is $102,464 a year and $49 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Admissions Director (College or University) is between $71,820 and $127,276. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for an Admissions Director (College or University). This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Senior Assistant Director
Dec 7
Oakland, United States
Admission and Financial Aid
This dynamic role serves as an expert in the college admission process to college counselors ... the University. The Senior Assistant Director manages program areas of focus such as merit ...
Director, EOPS and Outreach
Sep 19
Santa Maria, CA, USA
Allan Hancock College
... orientation, admission, assessment, counseling and advising, basic skills, tutoring, transfer ... year college/university. Develops activities to promote retention and satisfactory academic ...
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