$116,778
Avg. Salary
$40.69
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$14,286

Bonus

$5,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Organizational Development Director is $40.69 per hour.

The average pay for an Organizational Development Director is $116,778 per year.

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$37.50
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$40.69
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$65.00
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MEDIAN $40.69
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$72k
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$165k
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MEDIAN $116,778
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MEDIAN: $116,778
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$0$186K
Salary $71,973 - $165,240
Bonus $2,019 - $36,886
Profit Sharing $1,932 - $15,319
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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$73,030 - $186,219
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 406
Hourly Data $0$65
Hourly Rate $40.69
Annual Data $0$186K
Bonus $2,019 - $36,886
Profit Sharing $1,932 - $15,319
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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$73,030 - $186,219
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for Organizational Development Director

Getting the most out of an organization's employees isn't simply a matter of filling empty slots with warm bodies and hoping for the best. Many organizations have entire teams dedicated to the task of training employees and getting the most out of them. The leader of this department is called the director of organizational development, and this director coordinates the entirety of the organization's employee development programs.

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Organizational Development Director Tasks
  • Develop and execute an organizational development process plan.
  • Assess current organizational process and make recommendations for strategic changes.

Organizational Development Director Job Listings

Popular Skills for Organizational Development Director


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Change Management, Project Management, Organizational Development, and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Training Program Development, Human Resources, and Strategic Planning. People who know Training Program Development usually also know Strategic Planning and Change Management. Most people familiar with Organizational Development also know Change Management and Strategic Planning.

Pay by Experience Level for Organizational Development Director

Pay by Experience for an Organizational Development Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Organizational Development Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Organizational Development Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Organizational Development Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $127,000 based on 131 salaries. An Organizational Development 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 63 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

39%

29%

6%

2%

-15%

National Average: $119,951

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

For those looking to make money, Organizational Development Directors in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 68 percent above the national average. Organizational Development Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+41 percent), Chicago (+31 percent), Dallas (+26 percent), and Houston (+24 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in an Organizational Development Director's salary, with Milwaukee Organizational Development Directors earning salaries that are 37 percent less than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Baltimore (14 percent lower) and Los Angeles (9 percent lower).

Organizational Development Director Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Organizational Development Director?

Organizational Development Director in Boston:
"It'll be harder than you thought!"
Think outside of the box, and make it impactful!

Organizational Development Director in St. Louis:
"Be curious."
Always look for opportunity to learn more.

Organizational Development Director in New York:
"You Earn what You Make."
Keep in mind that the salary you are being paid was a major investment decision for the company. Plus they desperately needed a person with the skill set you have. That's why you were hired. They are more nervous than you are and want you to succeed. But at the same time you need to start proving your value early. It sounds counterintuitive but relax into it. It you stress you will lock up your creativity. And you may give the wrong impression of yourself in interactions. Smile, laugh, breathe, and then get going. And deliver on your promises or you will quickly put doubt in their minds about you.

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Key Stats for Organizational Development Director

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
32%

Experience Affects Organizational Development Director Salaries

▲8%

▲6%

National Average
$120,000

▼19%

▼24%

Skills That Affect Organizational Development Director Salaries


National Average
$120,000

Organizational Development
▼2%

Project Management
▼2%


Human Resources
▼7%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 7%