Entry-Level Director Non-Profit Organization Salary

An average Entry-Level Non-Profit Director can expect to take home roughly $54K annually. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just over one in five lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and the greater part receive dental plans. It's heartening to note that most people in this field love their work, finding it both fun and rewarding. Women Entry-Level Non-Profit Directors who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$33,551 - $85,838
$34K
$54K
$86K
MEDIAN: $53,646
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50%
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$15.91 - $34.00
$29
MEDIAN: $29.48
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$33,551 - $85,838  
   
Bonus
$2,035  
Total Pay (?
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$33,269 - $84,663  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$29.48  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$2,035  
   
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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$33,269 - $84,663  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Director Non-Profit Organization Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Director Non-Profit Organization in Osage:
"One Person Show."
Research and ask what a non-profit is about. Ask for the organizations bylaws and mission statement, and budget. If you are the only employed person for the organization you will be wearing many hats: Membership, Events, Public Relations, Advocate, Budget Management. An AA in Business would be helpful.

Director Non-Profit Organization in Pittsburgh:
"Research your profession thoroughly."
Write your 5 year plan and stick to this plan as best as possible. Do not permit others to stand in the way of your vision. Read your executive well and learn how to speak their language. Then begin to introduce your vision in a way that it will be heard. Remember that time can be your friend.

Key Stats for Director Non-Profit Organization

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
36%
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Skills That Affect Director Non-Profit Organization Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲20%

Program Management
▲9%

Budget Management
▲8%

Fundraising
▲8%

Organizational Development
▼0%

National Average
$54,000

People Management
▼7%

Microsoft Excel
▼12%

Microsoft Word
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 22%
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