Organizational Development Directors in the United States see excellent average salaries — about $119K annually. In the world of Organizational Development Directors, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $36K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $14K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $73K and $181K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most receive medical and dental insurance and a large number get vision insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Organizational Development Directors survey respondents are women (72 percent). This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$72,074 - $159,584
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MEDIAN: $118,538
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Bonus
$1,980 - $36,389  
Profit Sharing
$912 - $13,824  
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$73,021 - $180,815  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 235

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Job Description for Organizational Development Director

Getting the most out of an organization's employees isn't simply a matter of filling empty slots with warm bodies and hoping for the best. Many organizations have entire teams dedicated to the task of training employees and getting the most out of them. The leader of this department is called the director of organizational development, and this director coordinates the entirety of the organization's employee development programs.

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Organizational Development Director Tasks

  • Develop and execute an organizational development process plan.
  • Assess current organizational process and make recommendations for strategic changes.

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Popular Skills for Organizational Development Director


Organizational Development Directors report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Change Management, Organizational Development, Strategic Planning, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Human Resources and Training Program Development as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. A tool kit that includes Training Program Development also typically contains Strategic Planning and Change Management. The majority of those who know Organizational Development also know Change Management and Strategic Planning.

Pay by Experience Level for Organizational Development Director

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


Organizational Development Directors with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Inexperienced workers earn around $90K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years pull down a much higher average of $101K. For Organizational Development Directors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $129K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $136K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $121,598

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For Organizational Development Directors, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Organizational Development Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+28 percent), Dallas (+23 percent), Chicago (+21 percent), and Houston (+20 percent). Organizational Development Directors in Milwaukee make 38 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Baltimore and Los Angeles are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 8 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively.

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Key Stats for Organizational Development Director

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Organizational Development Director Salaries



National Average
$122,000



Skills That Affect Organizational Development Director Salaries


Organizational Development
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$122,000

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Human Resources
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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