Athletic Director

Athletic Director Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$84,000
$41,000
Min 10%
$84,000
Median 50%
$175,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Under Armour
Highest Paying City
Tracy, CA
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
4.0 years
How much does an athletic director make?
The national average salary for an Athletic Director in the U.S. is $84,917 annually or $40.83 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 134,000. The top 10 percent earn over $175,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $41,000 annually. Hospitality companies and Utilities companies have the most job opportunities for Athletic Directors. Some of the states with the best Athletic Director salaries are North Dakota, Wyoming, South Dakota, New Jersey, and Colorado. The typical tenure for an Athletic Director is 4.0 years.
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Director
$96,473

Average Athletic Director Salary By Location

The national average salary for an Athletic Director in the USA is $84,917 annually or $40.83 hourly. The top city when it comes to Athletic Director salaries is Tracy, CA at $132,381 per year. Even an entry-level Athletic Director makes $74,000 per year in Tracy, CA. Some of the states with the best Athletic Director salaries are North Dakota, Wyoming, South Dakota, New Jersey, Colorado, California, and Vermont. The lowest earning states are Arizona, Pennsylvania, Alaska, Ohio, and Oregon.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Tracy, CA
$132,381
2
Ridgewood, NJ
$124,138
3
Denver, CO
$121,949
4
Saint Paul, MN
$114,809
5
Marietta, GA
$108,340

Average Athletic Director Salary By Company

Athletic Director jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Athletic Directors are Hospitality companies and Utilities companies. Under Armour and Harvard University are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like St. Paul's School and City of Brooklyn Center, MN report highly competitive salaries for Athletic Directors.

Average Athletic Director Pay By Industry

The type of industry that an Athletic Director works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Education companies, Hospitality companies, and Health Care companies tend to have the highest salaries for Athletic Directors. Education companies pay Athletic Directors an average salary of $87,753, Hospitality companies pay $86,816, and Health Care companys come in at $86,630. The average salary for Athletic Directors in the Utilities industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $74,343.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Education
$87,753
2
Hospitality
$86,816
3
Health Care
$86,630
4
Non Profits
$86,309
5
Manufacturing
$85,489

Recently Added Athletic Director Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Suny Buffalo State
Athletic Director
01/28/2020
$95,000
Durham Unified
Athletic Director
01/28/2020
$77,916
Chowchilla Union High
Athletic Director
01/10/2020
$46,407
State Center Community College District-Fresno
Athletic Director
12/25/2019
$111,315
Miami Dade College
Athletic Director
10/25/2019
$72,588
Kern Comunity College District
Athletic Director
10/19/2019
$94,303
Kern Community College District
Athletic Director
10/17/2019
$94,303
State Center Community College District-Fresno
Athletic Director
10/04/2019
$111,315
09/30/2019
$59,623
North Idaho College
Athletic Director
09/30/2019
$69,485
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