Average Executive Director with People Management Skills Salary in Canada

C$77,599
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$4,901
Bonus
C$6,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Executive Director with People Management skills in Canada is C$77,599.
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C$48k
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C$78k
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C$133k
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MEDIAN C$77,599
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Salary
C$48k - C$133k
Bonus
C$1k - C$25k
Profit Sharing
C$2k - C$15k
Total Pay
C$46k - C$132k

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Executive Director

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Executive Director

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

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$60,110 based on 97 salaries. A mid-career Executive Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$68,726 based on 110 salaries. An experienced Executive Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$83,031 based on 126 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$90,718.
Employees with Executive Director in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 45.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (44.3% more) and Ottawa, Ontario (29.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (7.9% less) and Montréal, Québec (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 465 survey responses.
Early Career
20.9%
Mid Career
23.7%
Experienced
27.1%
Late Career
28.4%