Updated August 22, 2022

Average Assessment Director Salary

$87,268yearly

$41.96 hourly

Entry level Salary
$59,000 yearly
$59,000
10 %
$87,268
Median
$127,000
90 %

How much does an Assessment Director make?

Assessment directors make $87,268 per year on average, or $41.96 per hour, in the United States. Assessment directors on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $59,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $127,000.

Location impacts how much an assessment director can expect to make. Assessment directors make the most in New Jersey, New York, California, Rhode Island, and Arizona.

Highest Paying States For Assessment Directors

The darker areas on the map show where assessment directors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Assessment Director average salary by State

RankStateAvg. SalaryHourly RateJob Count
1New Jersey$110,573$53.16150
2New York$109,218$52.51337
3California$101,543$48.82564
4Rhode Island$98,897$47.5514
5District of Columbia$101,361$48.7361
6Massachusetts$92,517$44.48170
7Illinois$91,775$44.12165
8Arizona$98,089$47.1654
9Michigan$94,485$45.4360
10Minnesota$95,092$45.7259
11Vermont$89,543$43.0510
12West Virginia$91,011$43.764
13Kentucky$85,301$41.0131
14Virginia$86,123$41.41119
15Connecticut$83,217$40.0158
16Washington$84,953$40.8492
17Pennsylvania$80,907$38.90132
18Tennessee$83,204$40.0039
19Indiana$82,144$39.4952
20Arkansas$74,434$35.79493
21Louisiana$76,362$36.71496
22North Carolina$80,104$38.51114
23New Hampshire$83,657$40.2213
24Iowa$75,494$36.30518
25Maryland$88,035$42.3263
26Wyoming$84,904$40.821
27Ohio$79,990$38.4696
28Maine$82,599$39.7110
29Colorado$80,366$38.6489
30Nevada$74,724$35.9230
31Wisconsin$73,937$35.5571
32Idaho$79,941$38.434
33Oregon$78,697$37.8450
34Delaware$80,974$38.937
35South Carolina$76,059$36.5738
36Texas$73,860$35.51264
37Mississippi$70,470$33.88308
38Nebraska$72,979$35.0925
39Alabama$70,083$33.69508
40New Mexico$75,477$36.2912
41Missouri$74,089$35.6258
42Oklahoma$68,743$33.05446
43Alaska$77,203$37.124
44Georgia$70,428$33.86156
45South Dakota$72,109$34.675
46North Dakota$71,032$34.156
47Utah$72,457$34.8420
48Florida$70,953$34.11156
49Montana$71,170$34.227
50Hawaii$56,743$27.289
51Kansas$68,206$32.7914

Highest Paying Cities For Assessment Directors

RankCityAvg. SalaryHourly Rate
1Nutley, NJ$110,847$53.29
2New York, NY$109,335$52.56
3Concord, CA$106,167$51.04
4Washington, DC$101,406$48.75
5Glendale, AZ$98,164$47.19
6Saint Paul, MN$95,141$45.74
7Chicago, IL$92,127$44.29
8Gaithersburg, MD$87,802$42.21
9Kirkland, WA$85,358$41.04
10New Haven, CT$83,300$40.05
11Parker, CO$80,372$38.64
12Columbus, OH$79,233$38.09
13Pittsburgh, PA$78,649$37.81
14Columbia, SC$76,120$36.60
15Albuquerque, NM$75,440$36.27

Assessment Director Salary Details

Average Assessment Director Salary Graph
Average Assessment Director Salary Graph, Trends, and Summary

What is an Assessment Director's Salary?

PercentileAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly Rate
90th Percentile$127,000$10,583$61
75th Percentile$106,000$8,833$51
Average$87,268$7,272$42
25th Percentile$71,000$5,917$34
10th Percentile$59,000$4,917$28

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
Communications Lead$96,988$8,082$46.6320,413
Program Officer$79,553$6,629$38.25118,383
Corps Member$30,813$2,568$14.814,837
Service Program Manager$78,256$6,521$37.62116,114
Youth Leader$29,481$2,457$14.1731,851
Group Home Manager$38,616$3,218$18.5754,422

Which Companies Pay Assessment Directors The Most?

The highest paying companies for assessment directors are AstraZeneca and Ameresco according to our most recent salary estimates. In addition, companies like Citi and Lincoln Memorial University report highly competitive wages for assessment directors.
RankCompanyAverage SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
1AstraZeneca$116,442$55.982
2Ameresco$116,378$55.95
3Citi$100,871$48.507
4Lincoln Memorial University$96,253$46.282
5Sanofi US$94,293$45.33
6Haven Behavioral Healthcare$94,085$45.23
7Yale University$92,498$44.475
8Johnson County Community College$92,044$44.25
9Hackensack Meridian Health$91,496$43.99
10University Of Minnesota Physicians$87,136$41.89
11Midwestern University$86,913$41.791
12TSNE$86,530$41.60
13Glaxosmithkline$86,082$41.3916
14Hatch$85,941$41.321
15Acadia Healthcare$85,449$41.0816
16Collectors Universe$85,227$40.97
17DaVita Kidney Care$85,090$40.91
18University at Buffalo$84,353$40.552
19Kankakee Community College$84,234$40.50
20Safe & Civil Schools$83,178$39.99

Assessment Director Salary Trends

The salary for an assessment director can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. An accountant with 0-2 years of experience earns an average salary of $76,502, a mid-career professional with 3-6 years of experience makes $87,268 a year on average, and a senior level accountant with 7-12 years of experience enjoys an average annual salary of $98,461. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Assessment Director Salary By Experience Level

Experience LevelAvg. SalaryHourly Rate
Entry Level$76,500$36.78
Mid Level$81,900$39.40
Senior Level$98,500$47.34

Average Assessment Director Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

    Assessment Director Salary By Year

    YearAvg. SalaryHourly Rate% Change
    2022$87,300$41.96+3.5%
    2021$84,200$40.48+2.7%
    2020$81,900$39.38+1.9%
    2019$80,400$38.64-0.9%
    2018$81,100$38.99+1.8%

    Recently Added Assessment Director Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    The University of DenverDirector of Assessment and PlanningDenver, CO07/17/2022$80,000
    University of South CarolinaDirector of Assessment and AccreditationColumbia, SC07/01/2022$63,707
    Albuquerque Public SchoolsDirector of Language Proficiency AssessmentsAlbuquerque, NM06/29/2022$65,851
    Colorado State UniversityDirector of AssessmentFort Collins, CO05/05/2022$85,000
    CoalfireDirector, Fedramp Assessment | Remote USDenver, CO05/05/2022$104,000
    Santa Fe Public SchoolsSY-Director-Assessment and AccountabilitySanta Fe, NM05/04/2022$74,200
    Rocky Vista UniversityDirector of Institutional AssessmentParker, CO04/27/2022$83,000
    Albuquerque Public SchoolsDirector of Language Proficiency AssessmentsAlbuquerque, NM04/13/2022$63,795
    Westcoast Children's ClinicDirector of Psychological AssessmentOakland, CA04/10/2022$105,000
    Albuquerque Public SchoolsDirector of Language Proficiency AssessmentsAlbuquerque, NM03/03/2022$63,795

    Assessment Director Salaries FAQs

    What State Pays Assessment Directors The Most?

    New Jersey pays Assessment Directors the most in the United States, with an average salary of $110,573 per year, or $53.16 per hour.

    How Do I Know If I'm Being Paid Fairly As An Assessment Director?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as an Assessment Director if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in New York you should be paid close to $109,218 per year.

    What Type Of Assessment Director Gets Paid The Most?

    Director gets paid the most. Director made a median salary of $113,489. The best-paid 10 percent make $149,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $85,000.

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