Average Executive Director Salary

$80,379
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$46k
MEDIAN
$80k
90%
$173k

The average salary for an Executive Director is $80,379

Base Salary
$46k - $173k
Bonus
$999 - $60k
Profit Sharing
$980 - $49k
Commission
$2k - $76k
Total Pay
$44k - $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.
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Job Satisfaction for Executive Director

4.4 out of 5
(3,454)
Highly Satisfied
420Reviews
Based on 3,454 responses, the job of Executive Director has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.38 out of 5. On average, Executive Directors are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
65.5%
Male
33.8%
Prefer to self-define
0.7%
This data is based on 8,981 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

67%

Dental

52%

Vision

45%

None

33%