Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization with Leadership Skills Salary

The majority of Non-Profit Executive Directors with Leadership skills — just under two-thirds — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $39K to $118K per year, and the median is $68K per year. In the world of Non-Profit Executive Directors with Leadership skills, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $12K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $7K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $39K and $118K. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. It's worth noting that most people in this role find their work both fulfilling and enjoyable. Some workers in this field — approximately one-third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by approximately one-half. More than half of Non-Profit Executive Directors with Leadership skills (66 percent) survey participants are women. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,701 - $118,110
(Median)
$40K
$68K
$120K
MEDIAN: $67,967
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$13.74 - $41.42
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$14
$25
$41
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,701 - $118,110  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,745  
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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$38,757 - $118,266  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 623
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$13.74 - $41.42  
   
Overtime
$25.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,745  
   
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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$38,757 - $118,266  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Non-Profit Executive Directors with Leadership skills with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $51K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $63K. Non-Profit Executive Directors with Leadership skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $72K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $87K on average.

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Experience Affects Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$68,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 119 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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