With a median pay of $230K, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) Executive Directors with Administration skills make much more than the national average ($68K per year) for those in this field. Executive Directors with Administration skills will also find cushy salaries at Sunrise Senior Living, Inc. (+$102K), Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (+$77K), and YMCA (+$76K). This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,880 - $127,183
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$40K
$68K
$130K
MEDIAN: $68,487
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$14.53 - $41.05
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$41
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,880 - $127,183  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,254  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $23,672  
Commission
$0.00 - $20,426  
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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$39,581 - $130,780  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,994
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.53 - $41.05  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $66.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,254  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,426  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $23,672  
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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$39,581 - $130,780  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 159
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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Director

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


For many Executive Directors with Administration skills, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $54K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $63K. On average, Executive Directors with Administration skills make $74K following one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $86K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $68,594

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Executive Directors with Administration skills in search of higher pay head east. New York, Washington, and Boston all offer salaries above the national rate. With compensation 7 percent below the national average, Dallas is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Employers also pay below the national average in Austin (3 percent lower) and Atlanta (2 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Executive Director Salaries



National Average
$69,000


Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 602 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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