Economic Development Director Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Economic Development Director is $63,894 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Strategic Planning and Business Development.
Economic Development Director Total Pay (?
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$41,642 - $96,396
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MEDIAN: $63,893
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$41,642 - $96,396  
   
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$0.00 - $9,436  
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$42,710 - $99,184  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 169
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Job Description for Economic Development Director

  • Develop and implement policies to expand reach and scope of department.
  • Create, report on, and adjust department budget, including setting goals.
  • Hire, mentor, and evaluate a team, setting goals, and defining projects.
  • Collaborate with many stakeholders and create positive relationships.

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Pay by Experience Level for Economic Development Director

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Experience Affects Economic Development Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%
Experienced
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$64,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Economic Development Director Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 18%
Business Development
up arrow 13%
National Average
$64,000
Grant Writing
up arrow 4%
Grant Management
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
51%
female alumni
 
Male
49%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 8%
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