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

Assistant To The Director Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$54,000
$32,000
$54,000
$89,000
Assistant to the directors in the United States make an average salary of $54,030 per year or $25.98 per hour. In terms of salary range, an entry level assistant to the director salary is roughly $32,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $89,000. If you like following the crowd, education and non profits companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out manufacturing, finance, and health care companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. New York, California, Connecticut, New Jersey, and Massachusetts provide the highest assistant to the director salaries.
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Where Assistant To The Directors Earn The Most

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

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How Much Do Assistant To The Directors Earn In Different Cities?

While an assistant to the director can average a salary of $54,030 per year, or $25.98 per hour, there are many opportunities for assistant to the directors to make more. For example, in Albany, NY you might make $80,262 per year. Other high-paying locations include Los Angeles, CA, Boston, MA and Chicago, IL. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Albany, NY where the average starting salary is $46,000. The highest paying states for assistant to the directors include New York, California and Connecticut. Meanwhile, Idaho, Nebraska, and Wyoming offer the lowest salaries.
Location
1. Albany, NY
$80,262
Avg. Salary
$23k
$109k
2. Los Angeles, CA
$78,530
Avg. Salary
$23k
$109k
3. Boston, MA
$69,059
Avg. Salary
$23k
$109k
4. Chicago, IL
$58,470
Avg. Salary
$23k
$109k
5. Baltimore, MD
$57,841
Avg. Salary
$23k
$109k
6. Washington, DC
$57,145
Avg. Salary
$23k
$109k

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Which Companies Pay Assistant To The Directors The Most?

To earn a high income as an assistant to the director, working for American Express or University of Illinois at Chicago might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like University of California Press and Origin Bancorp report highly competitive wages for assistant to the directors.
Company
Avg. Salary
$31k
$137k
Avg. Salary
$31k
$137k
$84,008
Avg. Salary
$31k
$137k

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    How Much Do Assistant To The Directors Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, assistant to the director salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that manufacturing, finance, and health care companies tend to offer much higher salaries for assistant to the directors. For example, assistant to the directors make a whopping average salary of $81,460 while working for manufacturing companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $74,820 at finance companies and $67,380 at health care companies. But assistant to the directors may want to avoid working in the government industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $46,589.
    1. Manufacturing
    $81,460
    Avg. Salary
    $39k
    $98k
    2. Finance
    $74,820
    Avg. Salary
    $39k
    $98k
    3. Health Care
    $67,380
    Avg. Salary
    $39k
    $98k
    4. Retail
    $63,070
    Avg. Salary
    $39k
    $98k
    5. Hospitality
    $59,909
    Avg. Salary
    $39k
    $98k
    6. Education
    $54,242
    Avg. Salary
    $39k
    $98k

    How Experience Affects Assistant To The Director Salaries

    The salary for an assistant to the director can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. 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.

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    $52,800
    $52,800
    12/20/2020
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    $76,419
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    $117,495
    $117,495
    12/15/2020
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    $44,000
    $44,000
    11/14/2020