Get a Salary Report for



- Compare Your Salary
- Evaluate a Job Offer


- Price a New Hire
- Give a Raise



- Benchmark Jobs
- Create a Comp Plan

Executive Director Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Executive Director is $70,189 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Executive Director Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$39,769 - $143,543
(Median)
40K
70K
99K
140K
MEDIAN: $70,189
10%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px
Executive Director Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$13.79 - $46.36
(Median)
14
24
31
46
MEDIAN: $23.00
10%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,769 - $143,543  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $36,328  
Profit Sharing
$766 - $58,374  
Commission
$-0.49 - $49,777  
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).
)
$39,558 - $149,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10,063
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.79 - $46.36  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $48.76  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $36,328  
   
Commission
$-0.49 - $49,777  
Profit Sharing
$766 - $58,374  
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).
)
$39,558 - $149,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 394
Is Executive Director your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
Years in Field/Career:
United States (change)

Job Description for Executive Director

Executive directors typically act as senior managers of organizations and businesses. Their responsibilities and duties can vary depending on where these professionals work; however, most duties are universal. Executive directors help to design, develop, and implement strategic plans to help their company work in a cost- and time-efficient manner. They are also responsible for overseeing day-to-day activity for the company, as well as developing future plans.
Read More...
Executive Director Tasks
  • Develop, maintain, expand and promote departments, services and offerings.
  • Analyze operations to enhance efficiency and meet strategic goals.
  • Supervise department heads and conduct performance reviews.
  • Direct and track operational budget decisions to increase strategic reach and report findings to the Board of Directors.
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with the press, partners, the community and clients.

Common Career Paths for Executive Director

Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px   Copy and paste this HTML:

Executive Director Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

Popular Employer Salaries for Executive Director

Popular Skills for Executive Director

Pay by Experience Level for Executive Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

up arrow 117%
up arrow 21%
up arrow 19%
up arrow 17%
up arrow 16%
up arrow 16%
up arrow 8%
up arrow 1%
National Average
$71,000
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.

Related Job Salaries

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -

Experience Affects Executive Director Salaries

National Average
$71,000

Skills That Affect Executive Director Salaries

Team Leadership
up arrow 1%
National Average
$71,000
People Management
up arrow 1%
Operations Management
up arrow 3%
Budget Management
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied Image
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 2382 votes.

Gender

Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
37%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 28%