Associate Director, Non-Profit Organization Salary

Associate Directors of Non-Profit Organizations in the United States pull down an average of $57K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Work is enjoyable for Associate Directors of Non-Profit Organizations, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Associate Directors of Non-Profit Organizations making up 72 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$37,615 - $91,824
(Median)
$38K
$57K
$92K
MEDIAN: $56,838
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$12.63 - $31.09
(Median)
$13
$19
$31
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
$37,615 - $91,824  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,940  
Profit Sharing
$750 - $9,500  
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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$36,964 - $91,540  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 719
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.63 - $31.09  
   
Overtime
$9.38 - $37.39  
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 - $4,940  
   
Profit Sharing
$750 - $9,500  
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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$36,964 - $91,540  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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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As Associate Directors of Non-Profit Organizations transition into upper-level roles such as Director of Operations, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Directors of Operations earn $87K on average per year. Career advancement for the typical Associate Non-Profit Director often leads to becoming a Non-Profit Executive Director or an Executive Director; median salaries in these positions are $3K higher and $17K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Associate Director, Non-Profit Organization


Survey results imply that Associate Directors of Non-Profit Organizations deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Marketing Communications, Project Management, Operations Management, and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 14 percent. Those listing Accounting as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Event Planning and Fundraising also typically command lower compensation. Those proficient in Program Management are, more often than not, also skilled in Operations Management, Budget Management, and Event Planning.

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 do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. 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. Associate Directors of Non-Profit Organizations who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $60K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $70K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Associate Directors of Non-Profit Organizations, working in the bustling city of Houston has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Associate Directors of Non-Profit Organizations can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New Haven (+31 percent), New York (+21 percent), Seattle (+19 percent), and San Francisco (+19 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Pittsburgh Associate Directors of Non-Profit Organizations earning much less — 27 percent less — than the national average. St. Louis and Milwaukee are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 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
up arrow 14%



Budget Management
up arrow 4%

People Management
up arrow 3%

Grant Writing
0%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
0%

National Average
$56,000

Program Management
up arrow 1%

Research Analysis
up arrow 8%

Grant Management
up arrow 8%




Accounting
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 146 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
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: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 14%
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