The average pay for an Executive Director in Edmonton, Alberta is C$76,806 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Senior Financial Management, Project Management, Strategic Planning, and Media / Public Relations.

C$51,363 - C$138,032
C$51K
C$79K
C$140K
MEDIAN: C$78,905
10%
50%
90%
C$24.57 - C$35.40
C$25
C$30
C$35
MEDIAN: C$30.23
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50%
90%
C$0C$141K
Salary C$51,363 - C$138,032
Bonus C$0.00 - C$30,913
Profit Sharing C$6,350
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$52,080 - C$141,363
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 126
Hourly Data C$0C$49
Hourly Rate C$24.57 - C$35.40
Overtime C$47.37
Annual Data C$0C$141K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$30,913
Profit Sharing C$6,350
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$52,080 - C$141,363
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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.

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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 C$59,000 based on 22 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$64,000 based on 15 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$74,000 based on 20 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$99,000 based on 10 salaries.

Executive Director Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Executive Director in Brampton:
"Dysfunctional."
Be prepared to do all the work.

Executive Director in Medicine Hat:
Check the level of financial security if you are going to work in a non profit sector.

Key Stats for Executive Director

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Executive Director Salaries

▲31%

National Average
C$76,000

▼3%

▼16%

Entry-Level
▼22%

Skills That Affect Executive Director Salaries

Senior Financial Management
▲80%

Project Management
▲39%




▼0%

National Average
C$76,000





▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 24%