Experienced Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization Salary

Median pay for Experienced Non-Profit Executive Directors is around $69K annually. Total incomes of Experienced Non-Profit Executive Directors incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $13K from bonuses and close to $10K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $41K and $125K. Although the larger part have medical coverage and just over two-fifths have dental coverage, close to one-third claim no health benefits at all. Job satisfaction for Experienced Non-Profit Executive Directors is high. Most Experienced Non-Profit Executive Directors survey respondents are women (70 percent). The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$40,829 - $123,205
$41K
$69K
$120K
MEDIAN: $69,026
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$14.14 - $58.17
$14
$26
$58
MEDIAN: $26.09
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,829 - $123,205  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,822  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,067  
Commission
$20,000  
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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$40,844 - $125,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,186
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.14 - $58.17  
   
Overtime
$27.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,822  
   
Commission
$20,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,067  
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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$40,844 - $125,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,468

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For Experienced Non-Profit Executive Directors, Dallas provides a pay rate that is 58 percent greater than the national average. Experienced Non-Profit Executive Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+47 percent), Washington (+44 percent), New York (+37 percent), and Chicago (+32 percent). With compensation 14 percent below the national average, Nashville is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Indianapolis (6 percent less) and Atlanta (1 percent less).

Key Stats for Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 149 votes.
10-19 years
79%
20 years or more
21%
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Skills That Affect Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

Strategic Planning
▲8%

Organizational Development
▲5%

▲3%

Operations Management
▲1%

Grant Management
▼0%

National Average
$69,000

Budget Management
▼1%

Business Development
▼1%

Human Resources
▼1%

▼2%

Program Management
▼2%


Public Speaking
▼3%

Media / Public Relations
▼7%

Event Planning
▼9%

Grant Writing
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 149 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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