Average Early-Career Executive Director Salary in Canada

C$61,100
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$3,052
Bonus
C$5
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The average salary for an Early-Career Executive Director in Canada is C$61,100.
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C$41k
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C$61k
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C$97k
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MEDIAN C$61,100
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Salary
C$41k - C$97k
Bonus
C$100 - C$20k
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$5
Total Pay
C$41k - C$95k

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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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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 Fundraising, Operations Management and Budget Management.

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$58,989 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Executive Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$66,731 based on 610 salaries. An experienced Executive Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$77,694 based on 811 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$84,938.
Employees with Executive Director in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 23.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (17.6% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (17.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (11.7% less) and Victoria, British Columbia (6.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,152 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.3%
Mid Career
28.3%
Experienced
37.7%
Late Career
32.7%