Average pay for an Organizational Development Director in the United States is considerable, rounding six figures at $117K per year. In the world of Organizational Development Directors, total cash compensation can vary between $73K and $181K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $36K and $14K, respectively. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number get medical and dental insurance, and most get vision plans, too. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Organizational Development Directors making up 71 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$72,035 - $160,648
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MEDIAN: $117,284
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$72,035 - $160,648  
   
Bonus
$1,969 - $35,661  
Profit Sharing
$1,468 - $13,906  
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$73,174 - $180,557  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 232

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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


Survey results imply that Organizational Development Directors put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Change Management, Organizational Development, Project Management, and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Human Resources and Training Program Development, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. Most people familiar with Training Program Development also know Strategic Planning and Change Management. For most people, competency in Organizational Development indicates knowledge of 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.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Organizational Development Directors. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $89K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $97K. After 10 to 20 years, professionals can make it pretty big; the median salary sits in the six-figure neighborhood of $130K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $134K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $119,920

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For Organizational Development Directors, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 61 percent above the national average. Organizational Development Directors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+36 percent), Dallas (+24 percent), Chicago (+23 percent), and Houston (+22 percent). The lowest-paying market is Milwaukee, which sits 37 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Baltimore and Los Angeles (15 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Organizational Development Director

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
046
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Organizational Development Director Salaries



National Average
$120,000



Skills That Affect Organizational Development Director Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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