Average Entry-Level Executive Director Salary in Canada

C$58,989
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C$4,069
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Executive Director in Canada is C$58,989.
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C$39k
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C$59k
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C$93k
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MEDIAN C$58,989
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Salary
C$39k - C$93k
Bonus
C$1k - C$10k
Total Pay
C$39k - C$92k

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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, Budget Management, Strategic Planning and Fundraising are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Operations 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$61,100 based on 510 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.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,634 survey responses.
Early Career
19.4%
Mid Career
23.2%
Experienced
30.8%
Late Career
26.7%