Executive Director in Dallas, Texas Salary

Dallas Executive Directors who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up roughly two-thirds of Executive Directors in Dallas, Texas. Pay fluctuates from $50K to $195K per year, but expected earnings average $86K annually. Women make up a slight majority of Executive Directors in Dallas (54 percent) survey respondents. While some workers in this profession — nearly one in four — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and roughly one-half have dental insurance. It's heartening to note that most people in this field love their work, finding it both fun and rewarding. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,595 - $176,001
$51K
$86K
$180K
MEDIAN: $85,953
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$0.00 - $52,500  
Profit Sharing
$12,500  
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$49,545 - $195,476  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 81

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About Dallas, Texas

Dallas County, Texas
1,300,082
Male:
639,019 (49.2%)
Female:
661,063 (50.8%)
Dallas (/ˈdæləs/) is a major city in the state of Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city proper ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city's prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat; however, sections of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the city's population increased to 1,300,092 as of July 1, 2015. The city is the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (commonly referred to as DFW), which...
Dallas:
$45,918
Texas:
$55,653
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Dallas:
$152,400
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Director

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


Executive Directors in Dallas, Texas with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $61K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $90K on average. On average, Dallas Executive Directors make $91K following one to two decades on the job. Professionals who boast more than 20 years of experience reap the fruits of their labor to the six-figure tune of $150K — the plum median salary in this group.

Key Stats for Executive Director

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
33%
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Experience Affects Executive Director Salaries

▲65%

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National Average
$91,000

▼1%

▼33%

Skills That Affect Executive Director Salaries

▲53%


Financial Analysis
▲34%

Team Leadership
▲21%


National Average
$91,000


Budgeting
▼1%

Organizational Development
▼3%

Marketing Management
▼6%




Marketing Communications
▼16%

▼23%

Program Management
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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