The national average salary for Executive Directors with Administration skills is $69K annually; by contrast, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) pays at a significantly higher rate, offering average pay of $230K. Sunrise Senior Living, Inc., Brookdale Senior Living Inc., and YMCA are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Executive Directors with Administration skills earning around $102K, $77K, or $76K at each firm, respectively. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$40,242 - $128,688
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$69K
$130K
MEDIAN: $69,108
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$14.55 - $41.32
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$40,242 - $128,688  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,531  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $24,720  
Commission
$0.00 - $20,426  
Total Pay (?
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$39,900 - $132,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,967
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$14.55 - $41.32  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $68.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,531  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,426  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $24,720  
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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$39,900 - $132,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 162

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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 with Administration skills generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $54K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $64K on average. Executive Directors with Administration skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $75K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $86K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,129

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Executive Directors with Administration skills, 85 percent higher than the national average. Executive Directors with Administration skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+68 percent), San Francisco (+45 percent), Boston (+42 percent), and Los Angeles (+29 percent). Austin ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 10 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Executive Director

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 598 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Executive Director Salaries



National Average
$69,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 598 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

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%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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