Median pay for Experienced Non-Profit Executive Directors is around $70K per year. Final cash compensation to Experienced Non-Profit Executive Directors varies from around $41K to approximately $125K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $13K and $10K, respectively. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Experienced Non-Profit Executive Directors making up 71 percent. While just under one in three report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and just under one-half have dental, as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$41,044 - $123,046
(Median)
$41K
$70K
$120K
MEDIAN: $69,613
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$14.73 - $58.47
(Median)
$15
$26
$58
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$41,044 - $123,046  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,178  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,787  
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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$40,908 - $125,371  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.73 - $58.47  
   
Overtime
$27.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,178  
   
Commission
$20,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,787  
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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$40,908 - $125,371  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,947

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For Experienced Non-Profit Executive Directors, working in the bustling city of Dallas has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Experienced Non-Profit Executive Directors will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+46 percent), Washington (+40 percent), New York (+36 percent), and Chicago (+32 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Experienced Non-Profit Executive Directors is geography, with workers in Tampa earning a whopping 21 percent below the national average. Employers in Nashville and Atlanta also lean toward paying below-median salaries (14 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 8%

Leadership
up arrow 2%

Organizational Development
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Operations Management
0%

National Average
$70,000

Fundraising
up arrow 1%

Human Resources
up arrow 2%

Administration
up arrow 3%

Budget Management
up arrow 3%

Business Development
up arrow 3%

Program Management
up arrow 3%

Public Speaking
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 7%

Grant Writing
up arrow 9%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 9%

Event Planning
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 145 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
medical benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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