The average salary for an Executive Director in Ottawa, Ontario is C$79,095 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Media / Public Relations and Fundraising.

C$46,331 - C$144,553
C$46K
C$84K
C$140K
MEDIAN: C$84,234
10%
50%
90%
C$22.50 - C$38.76
C$32
MEDIAN: C$32.00
50%
C$0C$147K
Salary C$46,331 - C$144,553
Bonus C$970 - C$19,933
Profit Sharing C$0.00
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$46,133 - C$147,847
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 88
Hourly Data C$0C$38
Hourly Rate C$32.00
Annual Data C$0C$147K
Bonus C$970 - C$19,933
Profit Sharing C$0.00
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$46,133 - C$147,847
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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$62,000 based on 18 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$81,000 based on 11 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$77,000 based on 12 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$78,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Executive Director

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
33%

Experience Affects Executive Director Salaries

National Average
C$83,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

▼6%

▼7%

Entry-Level
▼25%

Skills That Affect Executive Director Salaries

Media / Public Relations
▲21%

Fundraising
▲7%

▼0%

National Average
C$83,000



Project Management
▼3%

People Management
▼3%

Senior Financial Management
▼5%


Human Resources
▼13%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 36%