C$71,607
Avg. Salary
C$27.97
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$4,943

Bonus

C$2,850

Profit Sharing

C$7,763

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Executive Director is C$27.97 per hour.

The average pay for an Executive Director is C$71,607 per year.

C$19.16
10%
C$27.97
50%
C$42.35
90%
MEDIAN C$27.97
C$45k
10%
C$72k
50%
C$122k
90%
MEDIAN C$71,607
C$45,027 - C$121,605
C$45K
C$72K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$71,607
10%
50%
90%
C$19.16 - C$42.35
C$19
C$28
C$42
MEDIAN: C$27.97
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$121K
Salary C$45,027 - C$121,605
Bonus C$29.59 - C$24,706
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$20,605
Commission C$4,792 - C$51,521
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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C$44,217 - C$121,289
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 3 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,322
Hourly Data C$0C$54
Hourly Rate C$19.16 - C$42.35
Overtime C$0.00 - C$54.70
Annual Data C$0C$121K
Bonus C$29.59 - C$24,706
Commission C$4,792 - C$51,521
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$20,605
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).
)
C$44,217 - C$121,289
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 3 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 332

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.

Common Career Paths for Executive Director


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Popular Skills for Executive Director

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 C$56,000 based on 302 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 C$63,000 based on 355 salaries. An experienced Executive Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$73,000 based on 416 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 C$82,000 based on 304 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$70,185

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 Winnipeg:
"Share my knowledge."
Be a visionary and advocate.

Executive Director in Carman:
"Job Diversity."
Agriculture is always changing and with that means that your position within the organization is evolving. The job description I applied for has changed drastically over the past 5 years and for me that has allowed me to gain additional skills and knowledge on various areas within a commodity organization and the impact to a primary producer.

Executive Director in Sault Ste Marie:
"Where can one find the support?"
You must be ready to find funding all the time. You have to look always to the future and try to figure out what your community is going to need.

Executive Director in St. Johns:
"That jobs in non-profit sector are not as respected by industry."
Keep the Board of Directors informed to help them understand the business.

Executive Director in Ontario:
"Service industry hours"
Remember that this business takes place in the evening and on weekends.

Executive Director in Geraldton:
"Variety"
Pros: Working with the community, the variety of work and seeing the successes in the people we help
Cons: Dealing with adults who act as children.

Executive Director in Montréal:
"Share your knowledge about the daily responsibilities"
Ask about the backgrounds of the personnel in place, their evaluations of performance and their personalities.

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Key Stats for Executive Director

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 488 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
27%

Experience Affects Executive Director Salaries

▲17%

▲4%

National Average
C$70,000

▼10%

▼21%

Skills That Affect Executive Director Salaries

Team Leadership
▲12%



▲2%


National Average
C$70,000

Budgeting
▼4%







▼12%

Administration
▼20%

Grant Writing
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 488 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 32%