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

An Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization earns an average salary of $60,339 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Business Development and Strategic Planning.
Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization Salary (?
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$35,939 - $103,244
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Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization Salary (?
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$12.51 - $39.14
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,939 - $103,244  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,093  
Profit Sharing
$720 - $20,260  
Commission
$0.00 - $16,500  
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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$35,521 - $106,008  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6,740
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.51 - $39.14  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $35.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,093  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $16,500  
Profit Sharing
$720 - $20,260  
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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$35,521 - $106,008  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 291
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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

National Average
$60,000

Skills That Affect Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

Administration
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$60,000
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Organizational Development
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Gender

Female
66%
female alumni
 
Male
34%
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
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 34%
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