Residence Hall Director Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$43,000
$25,000
Min 10%
$43,000
Median 50%
$74,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
U B Foundation Activities
Highest Paying City
Newark, NJ
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
1.9 years
How much does a residence hall director make?
The national average salary for a Residence Hall Director in the United States is $43,728 per year or $21.02 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $75,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $25,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Residence Hall Directors are Education companies and Manufacturing companies. The best states for high paying Residence Hall Director jobs are Alaska, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and New York. The typical employment for a Residence Hall Director is 1.9 years.
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Average Residence Hall Director Salary By Location

Residence Hall Directors in the United States of America make on average $43,728 a year or $21.02 per hour. Newark, NJ reports the highest Residence Hall Director salaries at $83,281 per year. The average entry-level salary in Newark, NJ is $36,000. Alaska, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and New York are the top 5 highest earning states for Residence Hall Directors. Iowa, North Dakota, Idaho, Wyoming, and South Dakota are the lowest earners.

Map of Residence Hall Director Salaries

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

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Average Residence Hall Director Salary By Company

If you are a Residence Hall Director, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Most Residence Hall Director jobs are in Education companies and Education companies. U B Foundation Activities and The Ohio State University are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like University of Colorado Colorado Springs and The University of Kansas pay their Residence Hall Directors very well.

Residence Hall Director Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Residence Hall Director Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Residence Hall Director can range from $22,761 to $35,002 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.