How much does a Housing Director make in the United States? The average Housing Director salary in the United States is $82,724 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $66,118 and $103,576. 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. 

Housing Director Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Housing Director Salary $50,998 US June 27, 2024
25th Percentile Housing Director Salary $66,118 US June 27, 2024
50th Percentile Housing Director Salary $82,724 US June 27, 2024
75th Percentile Housing Director Salary $103,576 US June 27, 2024
90th Percentile Housing Director Salary $122,561 US June 27, 2024
25% $66,118 10% $50,998 90% $122,561 75% $103,576 $82,724 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Housing Director need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Leadership: Knowledge of and ability to employ effective strategies that motivate and guide other members within our business to achieve optimum results.

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Property Management: Property management is the operation, control, and oversight of real estate management indicates a need to be cared for, monitored and accountability given for its useful life and condition. This is much akin to the role of management in any business. Property management is also the management of personal property, equipment, tooling, and physical capital assets that are acquired and used to build, repair, and maintain end item deliverables. Property management involves the processes, systems, and manpower required to manage the life cycle of all acquired property as defined above including acquisition, control, accountability, responsibility, maintenance, utilization, and disposition. For example, an owner of a single family may engage the services of a property management company. The company will then advertise the rental property, handle tenant inquiries, screen applicants, select suitable candidates, draw up a lease agreement, conduct a move in inspection, move the tenant(s) into the property and collect rental income. The company will then coordinate any maintenance issues, supply the owner(s) with financial statements and any relevant information regarding the property etc.

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Social Work: Social work is an academic discipline and profession that concerns itself with individuals, families, groups and communities in an effort to enhance social functioning and overall well-being. Social functioning is the way in which people perform their social roles, and the structural institutions that are provided[by whom?] to sustain them. Social work applies social sciences, such as sociology, psychology, political science, public health, community development, law, and economics, to engage with client systems, conduct assessments, and develop interventions to solve social and personal problems; and to bring about social change. Social work practice is often divided[by whom?] into micro-work, which involves working directly with individuals or small groups; and macro-work, which involves working with communities, and - within social policy - fostering change on a larger scale.

Leadership 7.92%
Property Management 2.48%
Social Work 1.98%
Others 87.62%
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Job Description for Housing Director

Housing Director oversees all aspects of on-campus housing for students. Assigns residence hall managers to each dormitory. Being a Housing Director reviews and updates all housing policies to ensure the safety of residents. May also be in charge of an off-campus housing program. Additionally, Housing Director typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a senior institutional officer. The Housing Director 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 Housing Director typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Housing Director salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Housing Director, the highest Housing Director salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Housing Director salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Housing Director salary is in Miami, FL, where the Housing Director salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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