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

The majority of Experienced Non-Profit Executive Directors —nearly 100 percent—boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $40,758 to $113,314 per year and typically amount to $66,569 annually. In the world of Experienced Non-Profit Executive Directors, total cash compensation ranges from $41,023 on the lower end to $110,424 on the higher end; this includes bonuses that peak near $14,601 and profit sharing that approaches $20K, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $10,137. Although around one third lack health benefits of any kind, most do enjoy medical insurance, and about half get dental coverage, too. Female Experienced Non-Profit Executive Directors are more prevalent than men—68 percent of professionals in this field are women. The majority of Experienced Non-Profit Executive Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Experienced Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization Salary (?
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$41,023 - $110,424
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MEDIAN: $66,165
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Experienced Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization Salary (?
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$13.84 - $45.07
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$41,023 - $110,424  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,601  
Profit Sharing
$675 - $20,307  
Commission
$0.00 - $10,137  
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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$40,758 - $113,314  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,834
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.84 - $45.07  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $38.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,601  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $10,137  
Profit Sharing
$675 - $20,307  
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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$40,758 - $113,314  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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Pay Difference By Location

Washington
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Los Angeles
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San Diego
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New York
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Chicago
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Atlanta
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National Average
$67,000
Nashville
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For Experienced Non-Profit Executive Directors, working in the bustling city of Washington has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Experienced Non-Profit Executive Directors will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+40 percent), San Diego (+36 percent), New York (+31 percent), and Chicago (+15 percent). With compensation 10 percent below the national average, Nashville is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

Skills That Affect Experienced Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

Strategic Planning
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Business Development
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Operations Management
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Project Management
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Leadership
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Budget Management
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National Average
$67,000
Human Resources
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Fundraising
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Event Planning
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Administration
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Organizational Development
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Media / Public Relations
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Program Management
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Marketing Communications
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Grant Writing
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 965 votes.

Gender

Female
68%
female alumni
 
Male
32%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 28%
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