Descriptions and median base salaries from ASAE research
Chief Education/Content OfficerOversees all strategic and operational aspects of member and/or public education programs. May be responsible for certification/credentialing program in the absence of a Top Certification Position. May also serve as part of the executive team or have organizational responsibilities in other areas.
Median base salary: $121,770
Education/Content DirectorManages the development and administration of content for education programs for members and/or the public. May be responsible for the design and implementation of professional training/certification programs offered though specialized courses or workshops. At larger organizations, may report to a Chief Education/Content Officer.
Median base salary: $90,000
Education Manager/Coordinator/RegistrarAdministers education programs for the organization. May design programs, handle registration, and/or coordinate continuing education credits. May have extensive contact with key volunteers.
Median base salary: $62,500
Education AssistantEntry-level knowledge worker who works as an assistant within the education or professional development department. Helps to organize seminars or other educational programming. May require knowledge of web-based tools.
Median base salary: $42,854
Top Certification PositionDevelops and administers the operational aspects for certification/credentialing programs of the organization.
Median base salary: $88,368
Testing CoordinatorCoordinates the administration of tests necessary for earning the association’s certification/credential. May have direct contact with candidates and testing vendors.
Median base salary: $48,354
Standards/Credentialing Program SpecialistResponsible for technical activities such as product research and testing, development of product standards, certification of products, field testing, technical manuals, or other technical programs.
Median base salary: $56,000
Source: ASAE, Association Compensation & Benefits Study