Finance Aid Director Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$61,000
$45,000
$61,000
$84,000
Finance Aid Directors in the United States make an average salary of $61,853 per year or $29.74 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $45,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $84,000. If you like following the crowd, Education and Hospitality 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 Health Care, Non Profits, and Education companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. California, Alaska, New Jersey, Utah, and West Virginia provide the highest Finance Aid Director salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Logan, UT
$77,410
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Map of Finance Aid Director Salaries

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

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Average Finance Aid Director Salary By Location

While a Finance Aid Director can average a salary of $61,853 per year, or $29.74 per hour, there are many opportunities for Finance Aid Directors to make more. For example, in Oakland, CA you might make $99,299 per year. Other high-paying locations include Philadelphia, PA, Logan, UT and Aurora, CO. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Oakland, CA where the average starting salary is $58,000. The highest paying states for Finance Aid Directors include California, Alaska and New Jersey. Meanwhile, South Dakota, Kansas, and South Carolina offer the lowest salaries.

Average Finance Aid Director Salary By Company

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 GEORGIA STATE UNIV and University of Colorado Colorado Springs as they offer the highest salaries for Finance Aid Directors.

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Finance Aid Director Salary History

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Finance Aid Director Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Finance Aid 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 Finance Aid Director Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Director of Financial Aid
Director of Financial Aid
06/02/2020
06/02/2020
$60,344
$60,344
06/02/2020
Financial Aid Director
Financial Aid Director
05/18/2020
05/18/2020
$37,649
$37,649
05/18/2020
Director of Financial Aid
Director of Financial Aid
03/10/2020
03/10/2020
$69,000
$69,000
03/10/2020
Holyoke Community College
Holyoke Community College
Director of Financial Aid-Holyoke Community College
Director of Financial Aid-Holyoke Community College
Director of Financial Aid-Holyoke Community College
03/09/2020
03/09/2020
$85,987
$85,987
03/09/2020
Northeastern Junior College
Northeastern Junior College
Director of Financial Aid
Director of Financial Aid
Director of Financial Aid
03/08/2020
03/08/2020
$48,000
$48,000
03/08/2020
Director of Financial Aid
Director of Financial Aid
03/07/2020
03/07/2020
$80,000
$80,000
03/07/2020
Director, Financial Aid
Director, Financial Aid
02/27/2020
02/27/2020
$89,900
$89,900
02/27/2020
University of Michigan
University of Michigan
Finance Aid Director
Finance Aid Director
Finance Aid Director
01/29/2020
01/29/2020
$61,300
$61,300
01/29/2020
Finance Aid Director
Finance Aid Director
01/24/2020
01/24/2020
$81,000
$81,000
01/24/2020
Finance Aid Director
Finance Aid Director
01/16/2020
01/16/2020
$75,036
$75,036
01/16/2020