How much does a Nonprofit Executive Director make in the United States? The average Nonprofit Executive Director salary in the United States is $84,953 as of July 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $74,259 and $99,069. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Nonprofit Executive Director ?

An executive director is a chief executive officer (CEO) or managing director of an organization, company, or corporation. The title is widely used in North American non-profit organizations, though many United States nonprofits have adopted the title president or CEO. Confusion can arise because the words executive and director occur both in this title and in titles of various members of some organizations' boards of directors. The precise meanings of these terms are discussed in the board of directors article....

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Westgate Child Center - McLean , VA
As a non-profit organization, Westgate Child Center has a volunteer Board of Directors to act as stewards of the school's financial health and future. Hours: 40 hours per week and must be physically ...
ZipRecruiter - 7 days ago
Boys & Girls Club of Fauquier - Warrenton , VA
... Directors. You will be responsible for bringing the organization's mission to life, as you work to ... nonprofit organizations and their management; and resource development activities and so
LinkedIn - 2 days ago
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Community Services Board - Harrisonburg , VA
Executive Director for Community Services Board Harrisonburg-Rockingham Community Services Board (HRCSB), a public provider of comprehensive mental health, developmental, and substance use services ...
Upward.net - 7 days ago
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Community Services Board - Harrisonburg , VA
Executive Director for Community Services Board Harrisonburg-Rockingham Community Services Board (HRCSB), a public provider of comprehensive mental health, developmental, and substance use services ...
Upward.net - 8 days ago
Thrive Virginia - New Kent , VA
Collaborate with Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Operations Officer to ... knowledge of non-profit management, housing, education, and financial programming; general ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 23 days ago
The Executive Director will lead the development, operations and growth of the Alliance. The Richmond/Petersburg region is home to an emerging cluster of advanced pharmaceutical manufacturing and R&D ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 40 days ago

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