Assistant Director, Non-Profit Organization Salary

Median pay for Assistant Directors of Non-Profit Organizations in the United States is around $51K annually. With some bonuses approaching $5K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $8K, overall incomes of Assistant Directors of Non-Profit Organizations spread between $32K and $78K depending on individual performance. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Assistant Directors of Non-Profit Organizations. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly more than half. Most Assistant Directors of Non-Profit Organizations survey respondents are women (76 percent). The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$34,745 - $79,522
$35K
$51K
$80K
MEDIAN: $51,249
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$12.10 - $27.16
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MEDIAN: $17.30
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$0$79K
Salary $34,745 - $79,522
Bonus $0.00 - $4,960
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $7,545
Commission $4,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,118 - $78,397
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,163
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $12.10 - $27.16
Overtime $12.72 - $42.13
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,960
Commission $4,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $7,545
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,118 - $78,397
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 153

Job Description for Assistant Director, Non-Profit Organization

Nonprofit organizations differ from profit-driven operations in many ways, but it is still essential that a nonprofit to have a strong organizational structure and management team. Nonprofit organizations are typically run by an executive director or a board of directors, which rely on assistant directors to help oversee all of the organization's major functions. Assistant directors are often the people who take a first look at any issues or requests intended for the executive. They assist the executives by performing high-level clerical duties such as taking messages, writing and proofreading letters and memoranda, and handing communications. If the organization is smaller, the assistant director may be responsible for managing its finances, keeping its books and handling payroll operations.

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Assistant Director, Non-Profit Organization Tasks

  • Assist in managing fundraising programs.
  • Assist in overall management and operation of the organization.
  • Write and track grant proposals.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Director, Non-Profit Organization


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It's not very common for Assistant Directors of Non-Profit Organizations to move on to become Directors of Operations. Average pay for a Director of Operations is $89K annually. Career advancement for the typical Assistant Director of a Non-Profit Organization often leads to becoming a Non-Profit Executive Director or an Executive Director; median salaries in these positions are $10K higher and $25K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Director, Non-Profit Organization


Survey takers working as Assistant Directors of Non-Profit Organizations report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Event Management, Project Management, Budget Management, and Grant Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 10 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Customer Relationship Management, Office Administration, and Fundraising. Those proficient in Administration are, more often than not, also skilled in Event Planning.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Director, Non-Profit Organization

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Director, Non-Profit Organization has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Director, Non-Profit Organization with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 453 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Director, Non-Profit Organization with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 422 salaries. An experienced Assistant Director, Non-Profit Organization which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 290 salaries. An Assistant Director, Non-Profit Organization with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 87 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,168

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Assistant Directors of Non-Profit Organizations in Boston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 29 percent above the national average. Assistant Directors of Non-Profit Organizations can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+23 percent), Los Angeles (+21 percent), Washington (+17 percent), and Newark (+13 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 18 percent south of the national average, can be found in Dallas. Workers in Charlotte and Cincinnati earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (11 percent less and 9 percent less, respectively).

Assistant Director, Non-Profit Organization Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Assistant Director, Non-Profit Organization?

Assistant Director, Non-Profit Organization in Topeka:
"Time Managment, stress level, work flexibility."
Pros: I enjoy the flexibility of my job the most. It makes having a life outside of work possible.
Cons: I am constantly dumped on because I don't complain and I can prioritize and manage my time efficiently.

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Key Stats for Assistant Director, Non-Profit Organization

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 193 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Assistant Director, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

▲12%

▲10%

▲3%

National Average
$50,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Assistant Director, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 193 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 15%