AU$147,811
Avg. Salary
AU$51.28
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$25,339

Bonus

AU$29,087

Profit Sharing

AU$29,479

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Executive Director is AU$51.28 per hour.

The average pay for an Executive Director is AU$147,811 per year.

10%
AU$25.28
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AU$51.28
50%
AU$110.00
90%
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MEDIAN AU$51.28
10%
AU$80k
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AU$148k
50%
AU$250k
90%
90%
MEDIAN AU$147,811
AU$79,729 - AU$249,757
AU$80K
AU$150K
AU$250K
MEDIAN: AU$147,811
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90%
AU$25.28 - AU$110
AU$25
AU$51
AU$110
MEDIAN: AU$51.28
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$306K
Salary AU$79,729 - AU$249,757
Bonus AU$9,763 - AU$89,191
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$101,014
Commission AU$29,479
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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AU$79,428 - AU$306,138
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 332
Hourly Data AU$0AU$110
Hourly Rate AU$25.28 - AU$110
Overtime AU$35.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$306K
Bonus AU$9,763 - AU$89,191
Commission AU$29,479
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$101,014
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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AU$79,428 - AU$306,138
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

Job Description for Executive Director

Executive directors typically act as senior managers of organizations and businesses. Their responsibilities and duties can vary depending on where these professionals work; however, most duties are universal. Executive directors help to design, develop, and implement strategic plans to help their company work in a cost- and time-efficient manner. They are also responsible for overseeing day-to-day activity for the company, as well as developing future plans.

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Executive Director Tasks
  • Direct and track operational budget decisions to increase strategic reach and report findings to the Board of Directors.
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with the press, partners, the community and clients.
  • Supervise department heads and conduct performance reviews.
  • Develop, maintain, expand and promote departments, services and offerings.
  • Analyze operations to enhance efficiency and meet strategic goals.

Executive Director Pay By Employer

$0$312K

$172,909

Morgan Stanley
58 profiles
$203,646

$49,824

$77,233

Brookdale
25 profiles
$85,360

$263,271

YMCA
20 profiles
$70,520

$74,349

$175,074

Chase Bank
17 profiles
$151,086

Common Career Paths for Executive Director


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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Director

Pay by Experience for an Executive Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$99,000 based on 46 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$133,000 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Executive Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$176,000 based on 144 salaries. An Executive Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$186,000 based on 99 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

24%

15%

10%

-4%

-11%

-11%

-13%

National Average: AU$152,408

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

Executive Director Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Executive Director?

Executive Director in Sydney:
"Always keep learning."
Push boundaries and have a clear strategy.

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Key Stats for Executive Director

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
37%

Experience Affects Executive Director Salaries

▲22%

▲15%

National Average
AU$152,000

▼13%

▼35%

Skills That Affect Executive Director Salaries



National Average
AU$152,000


Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 86%