Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization with Leadership Skills Salary

With just below two-thirds of Non-Profit Executive Directors with Leadership skills reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Non-Profit Executive Directors with Leadership skills is $68K annually and can range from $38K on the lower end to $119K per year near the higher end. Cash earnings for Non-Profit Executive Directors with Leadership skills — including $12K in bonuses and $7K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $38K to $119K depending on individual performance. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. It's heartening to note that most people in this field love their work, finding it both fun and rewarding. Non-Profit Executive Directors with Leadership skills survey participants are largely women, dominating at 64 percent. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, slightly less than a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by slightly more than half. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,993 - $117,558
$39K
$68K
$120K
MEDIAN: $68,160
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$12.82 - $46.37
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$24
$46
MEDIAN: $24.16
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$0$119K
Salary $38,993 - $117,558
Bonus $0.00 - $12,392
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,953
Commission $12,000
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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$37,885 - $119,612
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 780
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $12.82 - $46.37
Overtime $14.50
Annual Data $0$119K
Bonus $0.00 - $12,392
Commission $12,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,953
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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$37,885 - $119,612
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

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

Pay by Experience for an Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 182 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive 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 $62,000 based on 218 salaries. An experienced Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 318 salaries. An Executive 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 $87,000 based on 201 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $68,307

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

Home to some of the best pay for Non-Profit Executive Directors with Leadership skills, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 54 percent above the national average. Non-Profit Executive Directors with Leadership skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Philadelphia (+45 percent), Chicago (+38 percent), Washington (+35 percent), and Boston (+21 percent). Trailing the national average by 19 percent, Memphis is the market with the smallest paychecks.

Key Stats for Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 179 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

▲28%

▲5%

National Average
$68,000

Mid-Career
▼10%

Entry-Level
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 179 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 29%
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