How much does a Academic Director make?

Updated Sep 21, 2021

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$67,499 /yr
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128 salaries

$43K

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$67K

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$105K

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The national average salary for Academic Director is $67,499 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Academic Director salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 128 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Academic Director employees.

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ELS Educational Services
3.2

ELS Educational Services

Academic Director

$56,596

 /yr
Range: $46K - $61K
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$46K

$61K

$45,676 - $61,316 Range

The Art Institutes
3

The Art Institutes

Academic Director

$85,217

 /yr
Range: $74K - $95K

$74K

$95K

$74,100 - $94,834 Range

EF Education First
3.6

EF Education First

Academic Director

$55,993

 /yr
Range: $44K - $63K

$44K

$63K

$44,456 - $63,301 Range

UCode
2.7

UCode

Academic Director

$58,902

 /yr
Range: $36K - $69K

$36K

$69K

$35,753 - $69,117 Range

Kaplan Test Prep
3.9

Kaplan Test Prep

Academic Director

$76,480

 /yr
Range: $54K - $91K

$54K

$91K

$54,000 - $90,678 Range

EC English Language Centers
3.7

EC English Language Centers

Academic Director

$66,375

 /yr
Range: $59K - $68K

$59K

$68K

$59,353 - $68,137 Range

Trine University
3.6

Trine University

Academic Director

$58,902

 /yr
Range: $58K - $61K

$58K

$61K

$57,592 - $60,653 Range

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Uplift Education
3.5

Uplift Education

Academic Director

$94,381

 /yr
Range: $92K - $97K

$92K

$97K

$92,448 - $97,448 Range

Streetsquash
5

Streetsquash

Academic Director
About 

$49K -$59K

$49K

$59K

$48,618 - $58,854 Range

University of California Berkeley
4.3

University of California Berkeley

Academic Director
About 

$127K -$256K

$127K

$256K

$126,706 - $256,393 Range

Empire Education Group
4.1

Empire Education Group

Academic Director
About 

$53K -$61K

$53K

$61K

$52,973 - $61,011 Range

Ana G. Méndez University
3.3

Ana G. Méndez University

Academic Director
About 

$82K -$96K

$82K

$96K

$82,414 - $95,695 Range

Public Preparatory Network
3.6

Public Preparatory Network

Academic Director
About 

$111K -$128K

$111K

$128K

$110,742 - $128,298 Range

Education Management Corporation
2.6

Education Management Corporation

Academic Director
About 

$78K -$98K

$78K

$98K

$78,234 - $98,057 Range

University of Central Arkansas
4.2

University of Central Arkansas

Academic Director
About 

$44K -$48K

$44K

$48K

$44,188 - $47,894 Range

Shorelight Education
3.5

Shorelight Education

Academic Director
About 

$82K -$104K

$82K

$104K

$82,173 - $104,475 Range

University of Cincinnati
4.3

University of Cincinnati

Academic Director
About 

$63K -$81K

$63K

$81K

$62,674 - $81,186 Range

Thinking Caps

Academic Director
About 

$49K -$54K

$49K

$54K

$49,482 - $53,662 Range

Midwestern Career College
4.6

Midwestern Career College

Academic Director
About 

$58K -$63K

$58K

$63K

$57,806 - $62,654 Range

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SquashSmart

Academic Director
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$63K -$69K

$63K

$69K

$63,068 - $68,765 Range

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The national average salary for an Academic Director is $67,499 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Academic Director salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 128 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Academic Director employees.

The highest salary for an Academic Director in United States is $105,114 per year.

The lowest salary for an Academic Director in United States is $43,344 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$75,000
per year
A Director of Advising in the Waco, TX Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Waco, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$23
hourly
A Life Enrichment Director in the Columbus, OH Area area reported making $23 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Columbus, OH Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$30,000
per year
A Life Enrichment Director in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $30,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$11
hourly
A Life Enrichment Director in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $11 per hour
Additional Pay
$50 cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$45,000
per year
A Life Enrichment Director in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
A Life Enrichment Director in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$20
hourly
A Life Enrichment Director in the Sacramento, CA Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Sacramento, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$46,000
per year
An Academic Director in the Little Rock, AR Area area reported making $46,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Little Rock, AR Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$65,500
per year
A Director of Academic Initiatives in the Norfolk, VA Area area reported making $65,500 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Norfolk, VA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
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