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Associate Director, Non-Profit Organization Salary

Median pay for Associate Directors of Non-Profit Organizations in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $57K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Associate Directors of Non-Profit Organizations making up 71 percent. The majority of Associate Directors of Non-Profit Organizations claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$37,229 - $90,385
(Median)
$37K
$57K
$90K
MEDIAN: $56,701
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$12.72 - $34.37
(Median)
$13
$19
$34
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$37,229 - $90,385  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,970  
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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$36,611 - $90,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 710
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.72 - $34.37  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $38.70  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,970  
   
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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$36,611 - $90,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45

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Job Description for Associate Director, Non-Profit Organization

While the associate director of a non-profit organization (NPO) may pursue a different ultimate goal to associate directors of for-profit organizations, their role and duties are similar. They are responsible for overseeing the different departments of a business. They must possess good leadership and organization skills.

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Associate Director, Non-Profit Organization Tasks

  • Create data-driven plans to inform executive leadership.
  • Assist in management and oversight of budget, fundraising, and donation reporting.
  • Coordinate and oversee teams and programs to meet operating goals.
  • Develop systems to support excellence in daily work and trend analysis to inform outreach.
  • Assist with updating and publishing the organization’s newsletter, website, and promotional material.

Common Career Paths for Associate Director, Non-Profit Organization


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Associate Directors of Non-Profit Organizations may progress into high-paying roles like Director of Operations, where median compensation is $88K annually. The most common next step for an Associate Non-Profit Director is to become a Non-Profit Executive Director or an Executive Director. The former position pays an additional $4K per year on average, and the latter position pays $18K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Associate Director, Non-Profit Organization


Associate Directors of Non-Profit Organizations report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Marketing Communications, Project Management, Operations Management, and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 14 percent. Those listing Accounting as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Microsoft Office and Event Planning also typically command lower compensation. Those familiar with Program Management also tend to know Operations Management, Event Planning, and Budget Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Associate Director, Non-Profit Organization

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Associate Directors of Non-Profit Organizations with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $50K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $56K. For Associate Directors of Non-Profit Organizations, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $60K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $67K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Associate Directors of Non-Profit Organizations, busy New Haven offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 31 percent above the national average. Associate Directors of Non-Profit Organizations can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+23 percent), Boston (+22 percent), Seattle (+20 percent), and Los Angeles (+18 percent). Compared to the national average, Pittsburgh Associate Directors of Non-Profit Organizations have considerably lower salaries, 28 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Employers in St. Louis and Milwaukee also lean toward paying below-median salaries (19 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Associate Director, Non-Profit Organization Salaries



National Average
$56,000



Skills That Affect Associate Director, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

Marketing Communications
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Budget Management
up arrow 4%

People Management
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Grant Writing
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Research Analysis
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
0%

National Average
$56,000

Program Management
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Grant Management
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Accounting
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 153 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 15%
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