How much does a Financial Aid Director - Higher Ed. make in Atlanta, GA? The average Financial Aid Director - Higher Ed. salary in Atlanta, GA is $87,039 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $72,110 and $104,301. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Financial Aid Director - Higher Ed.

Financial Aid Director - Higher Ed. manages and administers all aspects of student financial aid program. Oversees the critical flow of all grant, loan, and scholarship dollars to proper entities as required. Being a Financial Aid Director - Higher Ed. instructs students and parents on the application for loans or scholarships. Has knowledge of available private, state, and federal financial aid programs. Additionally, Financial Aid Director - Higher Ed. requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a senior institutional officer. The Financial Aid Director - Higher Ed. typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. To be a Financial Aid Director - Higher Ed. typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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