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Executive Director Salaries

7,940 SalariesUpdated Jun 17, 2021

Average Base Pay
$128,069 / yr
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How much does a Executive Director make?

The national average salary for a Executive Director is $128,069 in United States. Filter by location to see Executive Director salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 7,940 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Executive Director employees.

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Executive Director

Morgan Stanley

$227,097/yr

Range: $66K - $356K

444 salaries

$227,097/yr
$66K$356K

Executive Director

J.P. Morgan

$200,000/yr

Range: $103K - $405K

420 salaries

$200,000/yr
$103K$405K

Executive Director

Brookdale Senior Living

$88,764/yr

Range: $56K - $179K

150 salaries

$88,764/yr
$56K$179K

Executive Director

UBS

$228,616/yr

Range: $136K - $335K

145 salaries

$228,616/yr
$136K$335K

Executive Director

Enlivant

$66,081/yr

Range: $26K - $99K

100 salaries

$66,081/yr
$26K$99K

Executive Director

Estée Lauder Companies

$182,877/yr

Range: $144K - $230K

62 salaries

$182,877/yr
$144K$230K

Executive Director

Muscular Dystrophy Association

$65,996/yr

Range: $46K - $84K

62 salaries

$65,996/yr
$46K$84K

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Executive Director

Chase

$179,956/yr

Range: $113K - $261K

60 salaries

$179,956/yr
$113K$261K

Executive Director

Sunrise Senior Living

$107,037/yr

Range: $81K - $227K

58 salaries

$107,037/yr
$81K$227K

Executive Director

CCS Fundraising

$87,884/yr

Range: $64K - $129K

56 salaries

$87,884/yr
$64K$129K

Executive Director

EY

$305,022/yr

Range: $84K - $486K

53 salaries

$305,022/yr
$84K$486K

Executive Director

YMCA

$82,063/yr

Range: $63K - $121K

52 salaries

$82,063/yr
$63K$121K

Executive Director

Merck

$236,323/yr

Range: $142K - $311K

39 salaries

$236,323/yr
$142K$311K

Executive Director

College Board

$200,050/yr

Range: $169K - $231K

38 salaries

$200,050/yr
$169K$231K

Executive Director

AT&T

$184,327/yr

Range: $116K - $223K

37 salaries

$184,327/yr
$116K$223K

Executive Director

Kaiser Permanente

$232,580/yr

Range: $195K - $313K

34 salaries

$232,580/yr
$195K$313K

Executive Director

CoolSystems

$124,135/yr

Range: $52K - $279K

34 salaries

$124,135/yr
$52K$279K

Executive Director

Atria Senior Living

$105,568/yr

Range: $84K - $139K

34 salaries

$105,568/yr
$84K$139K

Executive Director

Bonaventure Senior Living

$70,288/yr

Range: $50K - $85K

33 salaries

$70,288/yr
$50K$85K

Executive Director

Sony Pictures Entertainment

$181,614/yr

Range: $120K - $221K

33 salaries

$181,614/yr
$120K$221K

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent executive director salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$300,000
per year
An Executive Director in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $300,000 per year
Additional Pay
$100k cash bonus
$100k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$125,000
per year
An Executive Director in the San Antonio, TX Area area reported making $125,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Antonio, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$208,884
per year
An Executive Director in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $208,884 per year
Additional Pay
$35k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$137,397
per year
An Executive Director in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $137,397 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$180,000
per year
An Executive Director in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $180,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University