Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Director make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$217,496 / yrTotal Pay
$128,824 / yrBase Pay
$88,672 / yrAdditional Pay

$217,496

 / yr
$129K$377K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Director is $217,496 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $128,824 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 $88,672 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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Related Job Titles

For Director

Some related job titles are Associate Director Salaries with median pay of $141,187, Managing Director Salaries with median pay of $329,994, IT Director Salaries with median pay of $245,221, Director of Operations Salaries with median pay of $162,818.

Top Paying Companies

For a Director in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Director in United States. Employers include Tanium, Brocade and NVIDIA.

1
Tanium
Tanium
$570,170/yr
2
Brocade
$498,637/yr
4
Google
$493,475/yr
5
Xilinx
$486,850/yr
6
eBay
$479,740/yr
9
Meta
$475,403/yr
10
Box
$470,330/yr
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DirectorSee 882 salaries from this location

$324,933

 / yr

$285,753

 / yr

$309,299

 / yr

$415,772

 / yr

$334,093

 / yr

$335,669

 / yr

$369,901

 / yr

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$22

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$387,812

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$259,730

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$306,070

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$330,785

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$79

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$390,242

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Director

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$28

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Director

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$150,000

/yr

$140K | $10K

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Director

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$30

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Director

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$196,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Director

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$176,200

/yr

$150K | $26K

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Director

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$50,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Director

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$295,000

/yr

$135K | $160K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Director

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$180,000

/yr

$145K | $35K

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday

Director pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Director is $128,824 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Director salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 110896 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Director employees.

The highest salary for a Director in United States is $215,098 per year.

The lowest salary for a Director in United States is $77,154 per year.

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