The average salary for an Executive Director in South Africa is R986,563.
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Job Description for Executive Director
Executive directors typically act as senior managers of organizations and businesses. Their responsibilities and duties can vary depending on where these professionals work; however, most duties are universal. Executive directors help to design, develop, and implement strategic plans to help their company work in a cost- and time-efficient manner. They are also responsible for overseeing day-to-day activity for the company, as well as developing future plans. The executive director is in some …Read more
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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Popular Skills for Executive Director
Skills in Leadership and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Strategy Development, Strategic Planning and Operations Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Executive Director
An entry-level Executive Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R400,000 based on 5 salaries. An early career Executive Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R600,810 based on 70 salaries. A mid-career Executive Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R921,933 based on 99 salaries. An experienced Executive Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R989,699 based on 196 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R1,218,140.
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