Average Executive Director Salary in Ottawa, Ontario

C$83,585
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C$8,500
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The average salary for an Executive Director in Ottawa, Ontario is C$83,585.
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MEDIAN C$83,585
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Salary
C$50k - C$145k
Bonus
C$266 - C$20k
Total Pay
C$49k - C$151k

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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.

Career Paths

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Human Resources (HR) Manager
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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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 Human Resources (HR), Operations Management and Budget Management.

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$65,119 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Executive Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$78,103 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Executive Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$89,280 based on 39 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$98,195.
Employees with Executive Director in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 7.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (4.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (29.4% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (16.7% less) and Victoria, British Columbia (16.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 121 survey responses.
Early Career
12.4%
Mid Career
19.8%
Experienced
32.2%
Late Career
35.5%