Average Executive Director with Administration Skills Salary in Canada

C$65,387
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C$2,052
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The average salary for an Executive Director with Administration skills in Canada is C$65,387.
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C$42k
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C$65k
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C$102k
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MEDIAN C$65,387
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Salary
C$42k - C$102k
Bonus
C$196 - C$8k
Total Pay
C$42k - C$100k

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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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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Executive Director

Skills in Leadership, Budget Management, Strategic Planning, Operations Management and Fundraising are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Executive Director

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$56,000 based on 5 salaries. An early career Executive Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$57,958 based on 66 salaries. A mid-career Executive Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$60,185 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Executive Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$72,721 based on 85 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$74,418.
Employees with Executive Director in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 22.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (22.1% more) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (14.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Edmonton, Alberta (8.2% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (4.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 275 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.8%
Early Career
24.0%
Mid Career
24.0%
Experienced
30.9%
Late Career
19.3%