Pay Raises for Nonprofit CEOs?

by Linda M. Lampkin, Research Director 22. September 2014 13:28
It’s autumn, and thoughts of 2015 pay raises are forming in the minds of nonprofit leaders and their boards. At the least, this seems to be the season of the publications of annual reports about pay raises for nonprofit executives. Let’s review some of the findings of recent reports and see how helpful they will be for setting executive compensation that will be market-based and in line with IRS regulations.
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Tracking Nonprofit Executive Salaries: Crime and Legal-Related Organizations

by Linda M. Lampkin, Research Director 18. September 2014 15:27
Before addressing either the obvious question, “Does crime pay?” or, more precisely, “What do the CEOs of Crime and Legal-related nonprofits earn?” let’s take a look at how this type of organization fits within the nonprofit sector in the US. The National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities, the classification system used in nonprofit research and in ERI’s Nonprofit Comparables Assessor, includes Crime and Legal-Related organizations (Major Group I) as a part of the broader division of Human Services organizations. [More]

Is There a Cap on Nonprofit Salaries in NYS – or Not?

by Linda M. Lampkin, Research Director 21. August 2014 11:57
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo issued an administrative regulation in May 2012 that set a salary cap on nonprofit contractors that get more than $500,000 and 30 percent of their revenue from the state – they are not allowed to pay more than $199,000 a year in state money toward an executive’s salary. Some nonprofits that have contracts to provide social services for the state have challenged this rule, and now two judges have come to different conclusions about these executive compensation restrictions. [More]

Tracking Nonprofit Executive Salaries: Medical Organizations Other Than Hospitals

by Linda M. Lampkin, Research Director 5. August 2014 13:57
The compensation for executives in the medical field, whether their employers are for-profit or nonprofit tends to be high, according to conventional wisdom. Yet a closer look at the nonprofit world shows that there are significant differences in pay, depending on the type of health-related activities or services provided. Taking hospitals out of the mix leads to a more nuanced portrait of compensation in the nonprofit health sector. [More]

2014 Compensation Surveys Released

by ERI Salary Surveys 28. July 2014 08:42
ERI Salary Surveys has released its 2014 collection of compensation surveys for the United States and Canada. These are traditional salary surveys, reporting participant data gathered during the present and prior year (October 2013 to March 2014), complemented by two additional sections of data for comparison purposes. The result is up to three survey sources per benchmark job. [More]