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Institution Director Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$166,831 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Institution Director is $166,831 a year and $80 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for an Institution Director is between $107,603 and $261,710. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • Directs administration of institution, such as prison or youth correctional facility: coordinates educational, security, recreational, and rehabilitation programs.
  • Directs operation and maintenance of facilities, such as laundry, cafeteria, buildings, and grounds.
  • Recommends parole or discharge of persons under jurisdiction of institution.
  • Directs recruitment and training of staff.
  • Confers with staff to formulate and institute policies and regulations.
  • Compiles and analyzes expenditures and projected costs, and prepares reports for officials.
  • Prepares budget and monitors expenditures.
  • May be designated according to type of institution, such as director, school for blind; director, youth correctional facility.
  • May work in federal or state prison and be designated warden.
Institution Director Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: General and Operations Managers

Job family population: 2,212,200

Estimated population of Institution Director jobs: 12,986

Rate of error: 0.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Institution Director Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Associate Director, Philanthropic Gifts
May 25
Seattle, WA, USA
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Must be able to effectively communicate the mission, values, and scope of the institution. ... Director of Prospect Management and Research; contribute positively to annual Philanthropy team ...
Chief Philanthropy Executive, Individual Giving
Jun 8
Seattle, WA, USA
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
... direct reports, execute core responsibilities collaboratively, and work well within a complex ... institution. Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the ...
Administrative Manager I
Jun 13
Seattle, WA, USA
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
... Director of Operations and staff with the implementation and administration of institution and department projects/programs/initiatives, policies and procedures. + Act as a liaison with Fred Hutch ...
Chief Philanthropy Executive, Individual Giving
Jun 11
Seattle, WA, USA
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
... institution. Responsibilities Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not ... Works in tandem with Executive Directors of Annual Giving and Planned Giving to identify ...
Senior Information Technology Internal Auditor
Jun 5
Seattle, WA, USA
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Make recommendations to audit director on the audit scope and approach. + Analyze audit results ... or research institution experience preferred. + One of the following is required. Other ...
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