Average Executive Director Salary in United Kingdom

£79,239
Avg. Base Salary (GBP)
10%
£35k
MEDIAN
£79k
90%
£155k

The average salary for an Executive Director is £79,239

Base Salary
£35k - £155k
Bonus
£2k - £65k
Profit Sharing
£491 - £51k
Commission
£0 - £9k
Total Pay
£35k - £194k
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What Do Executive Directors Do?

Executive Director Tasks
  • Develop, maintain, expand and promote departments, services and offerings.
  • Analyze operations to enhance efficiency and meet strategic goals.
  • Supervise department heads and conduct performance reviews.
  • 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.
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FAQs About Executive Directors

What is the highest pay for Executive Directors?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for an Executive Director is £155k / year

What is the lowest pay for Executive Directors?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for an Executive Director is £35k / year

How can Executive Directors increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as an Executive Director is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are an Executive Director that oversees more junior Executive Directors, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.