Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Executive Director make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$140,978 / yrTotal Pay
$121,621 / yrBase Pay
$19,357 / yrAdditional Pay

$140,978

 / yr
$74K$360K
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The estimated total pay for a Executive Director is $140,978 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $121,621 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $19,357 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Executive Director?

Some related job titles are Chief Operating Officer Salaries with median pay of $185,694, Senior Director Salaries with median pay of $180,337, Vice President Salaries with median pay of $220,257, CEO Salaries with median pay of $199,910.

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Executive DirectorSee 547 salaries from all locations

$169,056

 / yr

$164,623

 / yr

$74,176

 / yr

$133,259

 / yr

$169,918

 / yr

$73,761

 / yr

$105,519

 / yr

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Recent executive director Salaries

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Executive Director

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$220,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Executive Director

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$50,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Executive Director

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$95,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Executive Director

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$375,000

/yr

$275K | $100K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Executive Director

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$325,000

/yr

$200K | $125K

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Executive Director

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$64,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Executive Director Human Resurces

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$14

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Executive Director

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$170,000

/yr

$150K | $20K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday

Executive Director pay FAQ

The national average salary for an Executive Director is $121,621 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Executive Director salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 12584 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Executive Director employees.

The highest salary for an Executive Director in United States is $207,995 per year.

The lowest salary for an Executive Director in United States is $71,116 per year.

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