Assistant Executive Director Salary

An average Assistant Executive Director in the United States can expect to take home roughly $51K per year. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not claimed by all — one in five lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and half have dental, too. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Assistant Executive Directors making up 78 percent. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$33,079 - $91,971
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$51K
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MEDIAN: $51,252
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$13.70 - $36.06
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MEDIAN: $20.39
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$33,079 - $91,971  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,109  
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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$30,937 - $83,542  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.70 - $36.06  
   
Overtime
$36.38  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,109  
   
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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$30,937 - $83,542  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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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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Many Assistant Executive Directors move into an Executive Director role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $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.

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Key Stats for Assistant Executive Director

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Assistant Executive Director Salaries

▲10%

▲2%

National Average
$50,000

▼1%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Assistant Executive Director Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲36%

Leadership
▲35%



National Average
$50,000

Human Resources
▼17%

Organizational Development
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 21%
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