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Career Services Director Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$65,000
$37,000
$65,000
$115,000
Career services directors in the United States make an average salary of $65,782 per year or $31.63 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $37,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $115,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Mississippi, New Jersey, West Virginia, Alaska, and Maine provide the highest career services director salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Dallas, TX
$88,877
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Map of Career Services Director Salaries

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Average Salary

Average Career Services Director Salary By Location

While a career services director can average a salary of $65,782 per year, or $31.63 per hour, there are many opportunities for career services directors to make more. For example, in New York, NY you might make $94,243 per year. Other high-paying locations include Dallas, TX, Amherst, MA and Durham, NC. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to New York, NY where the average starting salary is $38,000. The highest paying states for career services directors include Mississippi, New Jersey and West Virginia. Meanwhile, Nevada, Hawaii, and South Dakota offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
New York, NY
New York, NY
$94,243
$94k
Dallas, TX
Dallas, TX
$88,877
$89k
Amherst, MA
Amherst, MA
$87,931
$88k
Durham, NC
Durham, NC
$86,570
$87k
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$81,392
$81k
Denver, CO
Denver, CO
$76,612
$77k
Eugene, OR
Eugene, OR
$75,885
$76k

High Paying Career Services Director Jobs

Average Career Services Director Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a career services director, being employed by a company such as Columbia University or Duke University would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Howard University and University of Oregon also report highly competitive salaries for career services directors.

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Career Services Director Salary History

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    Career Services Director Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a career services 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.

    Recently Added Career Services Director Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Director of Experiential Learning and Career Success, Vice Provost Student Success Admin)
    Director of Experiential Learning and Career Success, Vice Provost Student Success Admin)
    Missoula, MT
    Missoula, MT
    10/13/2020
    10/13/2020
    $80,000
    $80,000
    10/13/2020
    Ia Western Comm College
    Ia Western Comm College
    Director of Career and Transfer Services
    Director of Career and Transfer Services
    Director of Career and Transfer Services
    Council Bluffs, IA
    Council Bluffs, IA
    09/15/2020
    09/15/2020
    $46,000
    $46,000
    09/15/2020
    University of Pennsylvania
    University of Pennsylvania
    Career Services Associate Director, School of Engineering and Applied Science
    Career Services Associate Director, School of Engineering and Applied Science
    Career Services Associate Director, School of Engineering and Applied Science
    Philadelphia, PA
    Philadelphia, PA
    09/03/2020
    09/03/2020
    $50,684
    $50,684
    09/03/2020
    Experience Design Career Service Director
    Experience Design Career Service Director
    Provo, UT
    Provo, UT
    08/28/2020
    08/28/2020
    $55,500
    $55,500
    08/28/2020
    Harrisburg Area Community College
    Harrisburg Area Community College
    Director, Career Services
    Director, Career Services
    Director, Career Services
    Pymatuning Central, PA
    Pymatuning Central, PA
    03/13/2020
    03/13/2020
    $67,973
    $67,973
    03/13/2020
    Career Services Director
    Career Services Director
    Eugene, OR
    Eugene, OR
    12/09/2019
    12/09/2019
    $85,000
    $85,000
    12/09/2019
    Community College of Aurora
    Community College of Aurora
    Career Services Director
    Career Services Director
    Career Services Director
    Aurora, CO
    Aurora, CO
    11/07/2019
    11/07/2019
    $57,000
    $57,000
    11/07/2019
    Career Services Director
    Career Services Director
    Laredo, TX
    Laredo, TX
    08/26/2019
    08/26/2019
    $55,000
    $55,000
    08/26/2019
    Board of Education of City of New York
    Board of Education of City of New York
    Career Services Director
    Career Services Director
    Career Services Director
    New York, NY
    New York, NY
    08/15/2019
    08/15/2019
    $85,872
    $85,872
    08/15/2019
    Career Services Director
    Career Services Director
    Lawrence, KS
    Lawrence, KS
    06/18/2019
    06/18/2019
    $45,000
    $45,000
    06/18/2019