Experienced Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization Salary

Experienced Non-Profit Executive Directors can expect to earn an average of $69K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $13K and $10K, respectively — total cash payment to Experienced Non-Profit Executive Directors can bottom out near $40K or peak near $126K depending on individual performance. Most Experienced Non-Profit Executive Directors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Although one in three lack health benefits of any kind, a majority do enjoy medical insurance, and more than two-fifths get dental coverage, too. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,653 - $123,247
$41K
$69K
$120K
MEDIAN: $69,402
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$13.89 - $59.18
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MEDIAN: $26.07
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,653 - $123,247  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,087  
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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$40,413 - $125,839  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,154
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.89 - $59.18  
   
Overtime
$27.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,087  
   
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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$40,413 - $125,839  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,817

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For those looking to make money, Experienced Non-Profit Executive Directors in Dallas enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 58 percent above the national average. Experienced Non-Profit Executive Directors will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+55 percent), Washington (+44 percent), New York (+40 percent), and Chicago (+31 percent). Experienced Non-Profit Executive Directors' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Experienced Non-Profit Executive Directors in Tampa bring in salaries that are 21 percent lower than the national average. Nashville and Indianapolis are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 14 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 147 votes.
10-19 years
79%
20 years or more
21%
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Skills That Affect Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization Salaries


Organizational Development
▲4%

▲3%

Operations Management
▲3%

Grant Management
▲2%

National Average
$70,000

Business Development
▼1%

Human Resources
▼1%

Budget Management
▼2%



▼3%

Public Speaking
▼3%

Media / Public Relations
▼7%

Event Planning
▼9%

Grant Writing
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 147 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 32%