Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization with Leadership Skills Salary

Slightly less than two-thirds of Non-Profit Executive Directors with Leadership skills are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $38K to $120K per year, and the average comes out to $68K annually. Cash earnings for Non-Profit Executive Directors with Leadership skills — which occasionally include more than $14K from bonuses and more than $7K from profit sharing — stretch from around $38K to approximately $120K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, roughly one in three are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by half. Most people in this position report feeling highly satisfied with their jobs. Women account for the majority of Non-Profit Executive Directors with Leadership skills who responded to the questionnaire — 65 percent to be exact. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$39,231 - $118,566
$39K
$68K
$120K
MEDIAN: $68,074
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50%
90%

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$12.93 - $45.78
$13
$25
$46
MEDIAN: $25.17
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,231 - $118,566  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,574  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,787  
Commission
$12,000  
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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$38,014 - $119,674  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 678
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.93 - $45.78  
   
Overtime
$0.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,574  
   
Commission
$12,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,787  
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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$38,014 - $119,674  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization

Pay by Experience for an Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 182 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 218 salaries. An experienced Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 318 salaries. An Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 201 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $68,438

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Non-Profit Executive Directors with Leadership skills in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 53 percent above the national average. Non-Profit Executive Directors with Leadership skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Philadelphia (+45 percent), Chicago (+37 percent), Washington (+35 percent), and Boston (+21 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 20 percent south of the national average, can be found in Memphis.

Key Stats for Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 139 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

▲27%

▲5%

National Average
$68,000

Mid-Career
▼10%

Entry-Level
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 139 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 33%