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Admissions Director (College or University) Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$105,750 (USD)

Average Salary

$51/hr

Average Hourly

$5,922

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Admissions Director (College or University) is $105,750 a year and $51 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Admissions Director (College or University) is between $74,124 and $131,357. 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 Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

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 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Education Administrators, Postsecondary

Job family population: 142,160

Estimated population of Admissions Director (College or University) jobs: 5,331

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$122,593
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Admissions Director (College or University) Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

College Recruiter, Regional Recruiter
Apr 26
Chicago, IL, USA
University of Illinois at Chicago
... University's interests through normal admissions and recruitment communication channels, during ... Director of Recruitment and Outreach. · Serve as the primary point of contact and respond to ...
Director of Institutional Research, Effectiveness & Planning
Mar 22
Chicago, IL, USA
Shawnee Community College
ULLIN, IL SUMMARY The Director of Institutional Research, Effectiveness & Planning is responsible ... four year colleges and universities. Shawnee Community College benefits from a statewide ...
Assistant/Associate Director of Major Gifts
May 21
Chicago, IL, USA
Darden School of Business
As we prepare for a historic campaign, the Darden School Foundation at the University of Virginia ... Charlottesville, Virginia is a charming college town with extraordinary cultural resources, and is ...
ACER Informatics Systems Administrator
May 7
Chicago, IL, USA
University of Illinois at Chicago - Academic Computing and Communications Center (ACCC)
This position will report to Director of ACER but will also work closely with important campus ... university in the heart of Chicago. Our services include campus wide networking, teaching and ...
ACER Database Specialist
May 16
Chicago, IL, USA
University of Illinois at Chicago - Academic Computing and Communications Center (ACCC)
Works closely with the Director of ACER to build strong relationships with our users and ... university in the heart of Chicago. Our services include campus wide networking, teaching and ...
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