Average Experienced Executive Director with Strategic Planning Skills Salary in Canada

C$82,230
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C$6,500
Bonus
C$3,500
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The average salary for an Experienced Executive Director with Strategic Planning skills in Canada is C$82,230.
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CA$52k
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CA$82k
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CA$139k
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Salary
C$52k - C$139k
Bonus
C$509 - C$26k
Profit Sharing
C$2k - C$21k
Total Pay
C$53k - C$143k
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What Do Executive Directors Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Executive Directors?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Executive Directors?

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$62,063 based on 8 salaries. An early career Executive Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$66,353 based on 164 salaries. A mid-career Executive Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$69,830 based on 196 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$89,903.
Employees with Executive Director in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 41.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (21.6% more) and Calgary, Alberta (17.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (21.4% less) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (18.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 669 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.2%
Early Career
24.5%
Mid Career
29.3%
Late Career
45.0%