Assistant Executive Director Salary
Earnings for Assistant Executive Directors in the United States come in at around $51K per year on average. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — somewhere between a fifth and a fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and over one-half receive dental plans. Most Assistant Executive Directors report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Assistant Executive Directors making up 78 percent. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
|Salary||$32,594 - $87,995|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $5,057|
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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).)
|$30,856 - $82,617|
|Hourly Rate||$11.15 - $34.11|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $5,057|
|Total Pay (||$30,856 - $82,617|
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.Read More...
This position requires an innovative individual, as the assistant executive director may also be tasked with coming up with new ideas to improve efficiency and quality and the steps needed to implement them. The position may require developing sales and marketing initiatives and marketing ideas to promote company products and services as well. The assistant executive director also needs to ensure projects are cost-effective and remain within budget.
A bachelor’s degree is usually the minimum educational requirement for this position. Relevant experience is needed as well; because this is often a supervisory position, adequate leadership experience is often required. Assistant executive directors generally work full time in an office environment, though field work may be necessary to oversee company operations.
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.
Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Executive Director
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $45K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $52K. Assistant Executive Directors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $51K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $56K.
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