Executive Director in Nashville, Tennessee Salary

The average salary for an Executive Director in Nashville, Tennessee is $78,580 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are People Management, Leadership, and Administration.

$43,588 - $143,764
$44K
$77K
$140K
MEDIAN: $76,694
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Salary $43,588 - $143,764
Bonus $3,600
Total Pay (?
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$45,691 - $143,764
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

About Nashville, Tennessee

Davidson County, Tennessee
626,681
Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Davidson County. It is located on the Cumberland River in the north central part of the state. The city is a center for the music, healthcare, publishing, banking and transportation industries, and home to numerous colleges and universities. Reflecting the city's position in state government, Nashville is home to the Tennessee Supreme Court's courthouse for Middle Tennessee. It is known as a center of the country music industry, earning it the nickname "Music City U.S.A." Since 1963, Nashville has had a consolidated city-county government which includes six smaller municipalities in a two-tier system. Nashville is governed by a mayor, vice-mayor, and 40-member Metropolitan Council. Thirty-five of the members are elected from single-member districts; five are elected at-large. According to 2015 estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, the total consolidated city-county population stood at 678,889. The "balance"...

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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Director

Pay by Experience for an Executive Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Executive Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 11 salaries. An Executive Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Executive Director

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
32%

Experience Affects Executive Director Salaries

Mid-Career
▲10%

Late-Career
▲8%

▲4%

National Average
$78,000

Entry-Level
▼28%

Skills That Affect Executive Director Salaries

People Management
▲28%

Leadership
▲15%

Administration
▲15%

Operations Management
▲11%

Strategic Planning
▲4%

Budget Management
▲2%

National Average
$78,000

Organizational Development
▼1%

Budgeting
▼4%

Fundraising
▼15%

Program Management
▼42%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 21%