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Average Managing Director Salary

$149,298
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$26,451
Bonus
$15,000
Commission
$15,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Managing Director is $149,298.
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$62k
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$149k
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$237k
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$62k - $237k
Bonus
$3k - $84k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $194k
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$1k - $40k
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$67k - $276k
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What Do Managing Directors Do?

Job Satisfaction for Managing Director

4.2 out of 5
(36)
Highly Satisfied
9Reviews

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What Are Popular Skills for Managing Directors?

Skills in Business Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Strategic Planning, Business Strategy, Operations Management and People Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Managing Directors?

An early career Managing Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,318 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Managing Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $116,427 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Managing Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $151,937 based on 64 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $183,257.
Employees with Managing Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 36.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (34.0% more) and San Francisco, California (28.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (16.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (16.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 162 survey responses.
Early Career
11.7%
Mid Career
11.7%
Experienced
39.5%
Late Career
37.0%