Assistant Director Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$58,000
$34,000
Min 10%
$58,000
Median 50%
$99,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Emory Healthcare
Highest Paying City
San Jose, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does an assistant director make?
The national average salary for an Assistant Director in the U.S. is $58,842 annually or $28.29 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $99,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $34,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Assistant Directors are Education companies and Non Profits companies. The best states for high paying Assistant Director jobs are California, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, and Connecticut. The typical employment in the position spans 3.0 years.
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Average Assistant Director Salary By Location

Assistant Directors in the United States of America make on average $58,842 a year or $28.29 per hour. San Jose, CA reports the highest Assistant Director salaries at $88,743 per year. Even an entry-level Assistant Director makes $47,000 per year in San Jose, CA. California, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, and Connecticut are the top 5 highest earning states for Assistant Directors. The lowest earning states are Indiana, Louisiana, Nebraska, South Dakota, and South Carolina.

Map of Assistant Director Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Assistant Director Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries an Assistant Director makes. Education companies and Non Profits companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Emory Healthcare and Mayo Clinic are the best paying companies for Assistant Directors. If you can find a job at a company like Acorda Therapeutics or AbbVie, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Assistant Directors.

Average Assistant Director Pay By Industry

Assistant Director salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Media companies, Health Care companies, and Manufacturing companies pay their Assistant Directors well. Salaries for Assistant Directors in Media companies average $74,979 annually, while Health Care companies and Manufacturing companies pay $63,325 and $62,678, respectively. At $53,394, the average salary for Assistant Directors in the Education industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Media
Media
$74,979
$75k
Health Care
Health Care
$63,325
$63k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$62,678
$63k
Professional
Professional
$59,355
$59k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$56,034
$56k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$53,406
$53k
Education
Education
$53,394
$53k

Assistant Director Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

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