Average Mid-Career Executive Director Salary in Canada

C$67,035
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$4,097
Bonus
C$5,450
Commission
C$2,700
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Executive Director in Canada is C$67,035.
10%
C$45k
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C$67k
90%
C$104k
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Salary
C$45k - C$104k
Bonus
C$1k - C$20k
Profit Sharing
C$5 - C$21k
Commission
C$0 - C$5k
Total Pay
C$44k - C$106k

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Job Description for Executive Director

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.

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Popular Skills for Executive Director

Skills in Leadership and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Fundraising, Budget Management and Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Executive Director

An entry-level Executive Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$59,087 based on 30 salaries. An early career Executive Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$61,576 based on 521 salaries. An experienced Executive Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$77,755 based on 839 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$84,501.
Employees with Executive Director in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 21.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ottawa, Ontario (16.5% more) and Calgary, Alberta (13.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (10.1% less) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (5.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,105 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.4%
Early Career
24.8%
Experienced
39.9%
Late Career
34.0%