Assistant Executive Director Salary

Median pay for Assistant Executive Directors in the United States is around $53K per year. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Assistant Executive Directors is high. Female Assistant Executive Directors make up most of the survey respondents at 77 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$36,343 - $90,699
$36K
$53K
$91K
MEDIAN: $52,851
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$10.26 - $39.80
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$0$90K
Salary $36,343 - $90,699
Bonus $0.00 - $4,000
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$32,207 - $85,029
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 101
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $10.26 - $39.80
Overtime $36.38
Annual Data $0$85K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,207 - $85,029
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

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Job Description for Assistant Executive Director

An assistant executive director helps the executive director oversee a wide variety of tasks within their company. They help supervise overall operations to ensure they are running smoothly, as well as make sure employees are adhering to all company standards and policies for quality, safety, and consistency. An assistant executive director often participates in hiring duties and makes sure that staffing levels are adequate within various departments. These professionals also make sure that staff members have all the training they need and that training is up to date and effective. Additionally, if staffing levels need to be cut, the assistant executive director may also be tasked with implementing these changes.

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Assistant Executive Director Tasks

  • Develop policies and procedures for quality personal care services and daily operations.
  • Supervise direct reports and develop productive relationships with all levels of staff.
  • Oversee and participate in annual inspections.
  • Develop and administer comprehensive education/training program for staff.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Executive Director


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Assistant Executive Directors often transition into Executive Director positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Executive Directors earn $75K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Executive Director

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Executive Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Executive Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 53 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Executive Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Assistant Executive Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 44 salaries. An Assistant Executive Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 30 salaries.

Assistant Executive Director Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Assistant Executive Director?

Assistant Executive Director in Gainesville:
Pros: Helping people. I really like my job.
Cons: Hours. Long hours, sometimes weekend work. 24/7 staffing.

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Key Stats for Assistant Executive Director

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
23%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Assistant Executive Director Salaries

▲8%

▼0%

National Average
$51,000

▼3%

▼12%

Skills That Affect Assistant Executive Director Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲34%

Leadership
▲33%



National Average
$51,000

Human Resources
▼18%

Organizational Development
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 20%
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