Average Executive Director Salary in United Kingdom

£77,539
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£19,360
Bonus
£10,000
Commission
£9,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Executive Director in United Kingdom is £77,539.
10%
£33k
MEDIAN
£78k
90%
£148k
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£33k - £148k
Bonus
£1k - £67k
Profit Sharing
£964 - £92k
Commission
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£35k - £188k
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What Do Executive Directors Do?

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

The top respondents for the job title Executive Director are from the companies The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Morgan Stanley and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC). Reported salaries are highest at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) where the average pay is £125,400. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. pays the lowest at around £91,179.

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What Are Popular Skills for Executive Directors?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Budget Management, Business Strategy, Strategic Planning, Operations Management and Leadership.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Executive Directors?

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 £61,042 based on 5 salaries. An early career Executive Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £44,345 based on 56 salaries. A mid-career Executive Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £66,598 based on 75 salaries. An experienced Executive Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £81,094 based on 204 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £89,584.
Employees with Executive Director in their job title in London, England earn an average of 32.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (23.9% more) and Manchester, England: Manchester (10.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Bristol, England: Bristol (42.0% less), Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (38.1% less) and Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (35.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 549 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.9%
Early Career
10.2%
Mid Career
13.7%
Experienced
37.2%
Late Career
38.1%

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