An Executive Director in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $89,088 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Financial Analysis, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Leadership, and Human Resources.

$50,929 - $172,777
MEDIAN: $89,088

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$52,371 - $193,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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Experience Affects Executive Director Salaries

National Average

up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Executive Director Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 68%

Project Management
up arrow 34%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 28%

Human Resources
up arrow 23%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 16%

Team Leadership
up arrow 15%

People Management
up arrow 12%

Marketing Management
up arrow 1%

National Average

up arrow 10%

Organizational Development
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.


58 %
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 25%