Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization Salary (United States)

An Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization earns an average salary of $60,516 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Strategic Planning and Business Development.
Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization Total Pay (?
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$36,029 - $103,675
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Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization Total Pay (?
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$12.27 - $39.22
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$36,029 - $103,675  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,099  
Profit Sharing
$735 - $19,392  
Commission
$0.00 - $18,000  
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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$35,517 - $106,562  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 7,994
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.27 - $39.22  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $36.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,099  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $18,000  
Profit Sharing
$735 - $19,392  
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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$35,517 - $106,562  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 7,994
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Job Description for Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization

Executive Directors for non-profits are leaders of their organizations. They are often viewed as the primary representative of the organization. They represent the organization in much the same fashion as a CEO in the corporate world. Executive Directors also have day-to-day control of the organization are responsible for basic functions. Chief among their responsibilities is communication both inside the organization and to the public.
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Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization Tasks
  • May act as a source of everyday operations for members on the Non Profit’s executive board.
  • Supervise and direct Non Profit staff.
  • Oversee and direct general fundraising activities and grant application and funding for the Non Profit Organization.
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Pay Difference By Location

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Experience Affects Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

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$61,000

Skills That Affect Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

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Gender

Female
67%
female alumni
 
Male
33%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 34%
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