Director Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$142,000
$93,000
Min 10%
$142,000
Median 50%
$218,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Deloitte
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.8 years
How much does a director make?
Directors in America make, on average, $143,032 a year or $68.77 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $218,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $93,000. The most abundant employment opportunities for Directors are in Pharmaceutical companies and Professional companies. California, New York, Oklahoma, Georgia, and New Jersey are some of the states with the best Director salaries in the US. The typical employment for a Director is 3.8 years.
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Average Director Salary By Location

Directors in the United States of America make on average $143,032 a year or $68.77 per hour. San Francisco, CA reports the highest annual salary for Directors at 155,706. The average entry-level salary in San Francisco, CA is $77,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Director salaries are California, New York, Oklahoma, Georgia, and New Jersey. The lowest earning states are South Carolina, Hawaii, Nebraska, Indiana, and Montana.

Map of Director Salaries

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

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Average Director Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Director makes. Pharmaceutical companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Deloitte and Sony Corporation of America are the best paying companies for Directors. Companies like SAP America and Ge Capital Solutions also report very competitive wages for Directors.

Average Director Pay By Industry

Wages for Directors can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Finance companies, Health Care companies, and Technology companies pay higher-than-average wages for Directors. Finance companies pay Directors an average salary of $170,822, Health Care companies pay $149,639, and Technology companys come in at $138,784. The types of companies that pay Directors the least are in the Professional industry, where the average annual salary is $125,029.
Industry
Average Salary
Finance
Finance
$170,822
$171k
Health Care
Health Care
$149,639
$150k
Technology
Technology
$138,784
$139k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$128,805
$129k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$126,703
$127k
Professional
Professional
$125,029
$125k

Director Salary History

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National Average
Ashburn, VA

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Date Added
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