Economic Development Director Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Economic Development Director is $64,570 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project Management and Business Development.
Economic Development Director Salary (?
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$43,625 - $100,192
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MEDIAN: $64,569
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$43,625 - $100,192  
   
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$0.00 - $9,404  
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$44,356 - $101,726  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 181
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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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Experience Affects Economic Development Director Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$65,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Economic Development Director Salaries

Project Management
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Business Development
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National Average
$65,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 8%