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How Much Does an Assistant Program Director Earn In The United States?

Average Yearly Salary
Updated December 31, 2020
$52,000
$31,000
$52,000
$86,000
Did you know that the average assistant program director makes $52,137 per year? That's valued at $25.07 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $31,000 and $86,000, meaning assistant program directors have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most assistant program directors find a job with non profits and education companies, while others work for education, government, and media companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. New York, California and Alaska are the top states in the U.S. to pay assistant program directors the highest salaries.
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Where Assistant Program Directors Earn The Most

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

Average Salary

How Much Do Assistant Program Directors Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to New York, California and Alaska, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for assistant program directors. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Indiana, South Carolina, and Mississippi.
City
Average Salary

Pacifica, CA

Salary Range50k - 96k$69k$69,466

Boca Raton, FL

Salary Range39k - 104k$64k$64,345

New York, NY

Salary Range43k - 94k$64k$64,061

Anchorage, AK

Salary Range47k - 82k$62k$62,460

Saint Paul, MN

Salary Range42k - 91k$62k$62,215

Washington, DC

Salary Range41k - 89k$61k$60,825

Baltimore, MD

Salary Range39k - 85k$58k$57,973

Aurora, IL

Salary Range38k - 84k$57k$57,235

Bloomfield, NJ

Salary Range38k - 84k$57k$57,080

Saginaw, MI

Salary Range38k - 84k$57k$56,966
$33k
$104k

High Paying Assistant Program Director Jobs

Which Companies Pay Assistant Program Directors The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like University of Florida and Arizona State University as they offer the highest salaries for assistant program directors.
Company
Average Salary
University of Florida
Salary Range107k - 162k$132k$132,083
Arizona State University
Salary Range106k - 160k$131k$130,793
University of Minnesota
Salary Range102k - 158k$128k$127,686
The University of Arizona
Salary Range101k - 156k$126k$126,022
The University of Alabama
Salary Range87k - 138k$110k$110,311
Oklahoma State University
Salary Range82k - 133k$105k$104,958
North Carolina Central University
Salary Range75k - 126k$98k$97,592
University of Tennessee
Salary Range75k - 116k$94k$93,989
University of Notre Dame
Salary Range70k - 119k$92k$91,913
Public Consulting Group
Salary Range77k - 105k$90k$90,350
$58k
$162k

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    How Much Do Assistant Program Directors Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, assistant program director salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that education, government, and media companies tend to offer much higher salaries for assistant program directors. For example, assistant program directors make a whopping average salary of $56,671 while working for education companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $54,347 at government companies and $53,617 at media companies. But assistant program directors may want to avoid working in the non profits industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $41,044.
    Industry
    Average Salary

    Education

    Salary Range41k - 77k$57k$56,671

    Government

    Salary Range45k - 65k$54k$54,347

    Media

    Salary Range45k - 62k$54k$53,617

    Health Care

    Salary Range37k - 53k$44k$44,411

    Hospitality

    Salary Range38k - 51k$44k$44,373

    Non Profits

    Salary Range38k - 44k$41k$41,044
    $37k
    $77k

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