The average salary for an Experienced Executive Director with People Management skills in Canada is C$82,043.
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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. The executive director is in some …Read more
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 that pay less than market rate include Fundraising, Operations Management, Strategic Planning, Budget Management and Leadership.
Pay by Experience Level for Executive Director
An early career Executive Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$62,111 based on 101 salaries. A mid-career Executive Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$69,152 based on 108 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$88,081.
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Employees with Executive Director in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 49.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (48.8% more) and Edmonton, Alberta (26.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (12.9% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (1.9% less).
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