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How Much Does a Director Of Admissions Earn In The United States?

Director Of Admissions Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$69,000
$52,000
$69,000
$91,000
Directors of admissions in the United States make an average salary of $69,624 per year or $33.47 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $52,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $91,000. As most things go, location can be critical. California, Maryland, North Dakota, Nevada, and New Jersey provide the highest director of admissions salaries.
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Where Directors Of Admissions Earn The Most

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

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How Much Do Directors Of Admissions Earn In Different Cities?

While a director of admissions can average a salary of $69,624 per year, or $33.47 per hour, there are many opportunities for directors of admissions to make more. For example, in Berkeley, CA you might make $96,693 per year. Other high-paying locations include Baltimore, MD, Bismarck, ND and New Haven, CT. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Berkeley, CA where the average starting salary is $58,000. The highest paying states for directors of admissions include California, Maryland and North Dakota. Meanwhile, Alaska, Iowa, and Kansas offer the lowest salaries.
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1. Berkeley, CA
$96,693
Avg. Salary
$37k
$126k
2. Baltimore, MD
$76,793
Avg. Salary
$37k
$126k
3. Bismarck, ND
$75,562
Avg. Salary
$37k
$126k
4. New Haven, CT
$72,389
Avg. Salary
$37k
$126k
5. Reston, VA
$65,271
Avg. Salary
$37k
$126k
6. Missoula, MT
$63,039
Avg. Salary
$37k
$126k

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Which Companies Pay Directors Of Admissions 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 Kelly Services and Saddlebrook Holdings as they offer the highest salaries for directors of admissions.
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$47k
$80k
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$47k
$80k
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$47k
$80k
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$47k
$80k
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$47k
$80k

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    How Experience Affects Director Of Admissions Salaries

    The salary for a director of admissions 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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    Assoc DIR, Admissions for Diversity Outreach and Community Engagement
    Assoc DIR, Admissions for Diversity Outreach and Community Engagement
    Salt Lake City, UT
    Salt Lake City, UT
    03/27/2021
    03/27/2021
    $68,000
    $68,000
    03/27/2021
    Director of Market Admissions
    Director of Market Admissions
    Thornton, CO
    Thornton, CO
    03/23/2021
    03/23/2021
    $92,350
    $92,350
    03/23/2021
    University of Denver
    University of Denver
    Director, Undergraduate International Admission
    Director, Undergraduate International Admission
    Director, Undergraduate International Admission
    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    03/10/2021
    03/10/2021
    $75,000
    $75,000
    03/10/2021
    Assoc DIR, Admissions for Diversity Outreach and Community Engagement
    Assoc DIR, Admissions for Diversity Outreach and Community Engagement
    Salt Lake City, UT
    Salt Lake City, UT
    01/27/2021
    01/27/2021
    $68,000
    $68,000
    01/27/2021
    Director, Admissions and Family Services
    Director, Admissions and Family Services
    Carmichael, CA
    Carmichael, CA
    01/26/2021
    01/26/2021
    $115,756
    $115,756
    01/26/2021
    Director of Admissions and Staffings
    Director of Admissions and Staffings
    Saint Augustine, FL
    Saint Augustine, FL
    11/20/2020
    11/20/2020
    $52,730
    $52,730
    11/20/2020
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Director of Admissions and Staffings
    Director of Admissions and Staffings
    Director of Admissions and Staffings
    Saint Augustine, FL
    Saint Augustine, FL
    11/20/2020
    11/20/2020
    $52,730
    $52,730
    11/20/2020
    Director of Recruitment & Admissions
    Director of Recruitment & Admissions
    Morehead City, NC
    Morehead City, NC
    11/18/2020
    11/18/2020
    $52,000
    $52,000
    11/18/2020
    Director of Admissions, Office of Enrollment)
    Director of Admissions, Office of Enrollment)
    Missoula, MT
    Missoula, MT
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $72,000
    $72,000
    10/28/2020
    University of Michigan
    University of Michigan
    Director of University Admissions
    Director of University Admissions
    Director of University Admissions
    Ann Arbor, MI
    Ann Arbor, MI
    10/20/2020
    10/20/2020
    $89,800
    $89,800
    10/20/2020