Associate Director Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$123,000
$86,000
Min 10%
$123,000
Median 50%
$175,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Macquarie Holdings
Highest Paying City
Hoboken, NJ
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.6 years
How much does an associate director make?
Associate Directors in America make an average salary of $123,630 per year or $59.44 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $175,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $86,000 per year. Pharmaceutical companies and Health Care companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Alaska, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire are some of the states with the best Associate Director salaries in the US. The typical employment for an Associate Director is 3.6 years.
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Average Associate Director Salary By Location

As an Associate Director in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $123,630 per year or $59.44 per hour. Associate Directors make the most in Hoboken, NJ at about $135,997 per year. The average starting salary in Hoboken, NJ for Associate Directors is $72,000. Alaska, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire are the highest paying states. On the other hand, Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, Idaho, and Indiana report the lowest wages for Associate Directors.

Map of Associate Director Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Associate Director Salary By Company

If you are an Associate Director, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Most Associate Director jobs are in Pharmaceutical companies and Pharmaceutical companies. Associate Directors at Macquarie Holdings and Jet report the highest salaries. In addition, companies like Cushman & Wakefield and Houston Medical Center report highly competitive salaries for Associate Directors.

Average Associate Director Pay By Industry

Wages for Associate Directors can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Pharmaceutical companies, Manufacturing companies, and Health Care companies pay their Associate Directors well. Pharmaceutical companies pay Associate Directors an average salary of $136,224, Manufacturing companies pay $134,297, and Health Care companys come in at $127,731. The types of companies that pay Associate Directors the least are in the Finance industry, where the average annual salary is $112,049.
Industry
Average Salary
Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical
$136,224
$136k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$134,297
$134k
Health Care
Health Care
$127,731
$128k
Media
Media
$125,074
$125k
Finance
Finance
$112,049
$112k

Associate Director Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Associate Director Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an Associate Director can range from $61,457 to $186,183 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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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