Community Development Director Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$91,000
$42,000
Min 10%
$91,000
Median 50%
$197,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
AbbVie
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
New York
Average Experience Level
3.4 years
How much does a community development director make?
Community Development Directors in the US make on average $91,261 annually or $43.88 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 155,000. The top 10 percent earn over $197,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $42,000 annually. Education companies and Government companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. States with the highest Community Development Director salaries include New York, Maine, Washington, New Jersey, and Wisconsin. The typical employment for a Community Development Director is 3.4 years.

Average Community Development Director Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Community Development Director in the United States is $91,261 per year or $43.88 per hour. New York, NY reports the highest annual salary for Community Development Directors at 136,825. The average starting salary in New York, NY for Community Development Directors is $68,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Community Development Director salaries are New York, Maine, Washington, New Jersey, and Wisconsin. Kansas, South Dakota, Alabama, Florida, and Louisiana are the lowest earners.

Map of Community Development Director Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Community Development Directors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Community Development Director Salary By Company

Community Development Directors report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Education companies and Government companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. AbbVie and Aetna are the highest paying companies. If you can find a job at a company like First Merchants or International Management Services Company, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Community Development Directors.

Average Community Development Director Pay By Industry

Community Development Director salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Government companies, Non Profits companies, and Health Care companies pay higher-than-average wages for Community Development Directors. Salaries for Community Development Directors in Government companies average $97,589 annually, while Non Profits companies and Health Care companies pay $94,148 and $93,302, respectively. At $78,407, the average salary for Community Development Directors in the Hospitality industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Government
Government
$97,589
$98k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$94,148
$94k
Health Care
Health Care
$93,302
$93k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$78,407
$78k

Community Development Director Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Community Development Director Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Town of Eagle
Community Development Director & Town Planner
03/10/2020
$81,941
International City Management
Assistant City Administrator/Community Economic Development Director
03/08/2020
$48,956
International City Management
Director of Community Development and Planning
03/06/2020
$77,916
International City Management
Director of Community Development
03/06/2020
$107,000
University of California Riverside, Bourns College
Director of External Relations, Communications & Development
02/29/2020
$50,000
City of Stockton, Ca
Director of Community Development
02/12/2020
$148,089
International City Management
Community Development Director
01/29/2020
$125,000
International City Management
Community Development Director
01/29/2020
$96,000
International City Management
Community Development Director
01/29/2020
$143,614
Minnesota City Jobs
Community Development Director
01/24/2020
$120,000
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