Corporate Director Salary

Corporate Directors in the United States take home an average $117K annually. In the world of Corporate Directors, total cash compensation varies between $64K and $167K. Each package generally includes bonuses that can, in exceptional cases, reach as much as $25K and , respectively. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Nearly all receive medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision insurance. Men working as Corporate Directors who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 55 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$62,576 - $156,022
$63K
$120K
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MEDIAN: $118,147
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Salary $62,576 - $156,022
Bonus $4,842 - $28,160
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $35,235
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$65,889 - $178,233
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 131

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Job Description for Corporate Director

A corporate director is a high-level executive that manages a particular aspect of a corporation's operations. Typically, the director is part of an executive board or team. He or she is assigned to oversee specific areas of concern to the company, such as manufacturing, marketing, accounting, or human resources. The corporate director supervises managers who report directly to him or her. The director works with these managers to set budgets for operations and expenses.

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Corporate Director Tasks

  • Sit on the board of a corporation to decide policies and objectives for the company.
  • Participate in the process of selecting and monitoring the performance of the corporation's CEO.
  • Approve the corporation's annual budget and determine the salaries of board members.
  • Supervise the financial performance of the company, working to protect the interests of shareholders.

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Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Director

Pay by Experience for a Corporate Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Corporate Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Corporate Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Corporate Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 59 salaries. A Corporate Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $130,000 based on 44 salaries.

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Key Stats for Corporate Director

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
40%
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Experience Affects Corporate Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$125,000

Experienced
▼4%

Mid-Career
▼24%

Entry-Level
▼43%

Skills That Affect Corporate Director Salaries

Project Management
▼0%

National Average
$125,000

Operations Management
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 4%
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