Factors Affecting Nonprofit Executive Compensation

by Linda M. Lampkin, Research Director 20. April 2015 12:30
Because of changes in the nonprofit sector in the last few decades, researchers Peter Frumkin, PhD, and Elizabeth K. Keating, CPA, PhD, looked at the relationship between compensation levels and certain characteristics of organizations. Their article, entitled "What Drives Nonprofit Executive Compensation?," is available at the Nonprofit Quarterly and should be of interest to ERI’s Nonprofit Comparables Assessor subscribers and those interested in nonprofit executive compensation. [More]

Employers Eyeing Health Care Benefits in 2015

by ERI Salary Surveys 2. April 2015 09:11
As employers across all industries aim to draw in and retain top performers in 2015, providing an attractive health care plan continues to be a crucial aspect of benefits management. At the same time, employers are also facing new challenges mandated by legislation while trying to keep a lid on the cost growth of benefits. Benchmarking health plan costs and practices with other employers in the external marketplace is the first step in evaluating the effectiveness of current strategies or potential changes. [More]

Salary Survey Participation Deadline Extended to April 17!

by ERI Salary Surveys 31. March 2015 08:23
We are extending the submission deadline to April 17, 2015 on our compensation surveys as well as the Benefits in Nonprofit Organizations report. Survey participants receive a complimentary copy of the survey’s Executive Summary and a 50% discount on the purchase of the full survey results. [More]

Renting and Owning in Cities and Their Metro Areas

by Marillyn Tefft, Senior Researcher 16. March 2015 18:02
The decision to rent or own in a new city is often a key concern to relocating employees. Heightened awareness continues to be stimulated by recent headlines of rental prices increasing and tight vacancy rates. Compensation, HR, and mobility professionals require accurate housing data to provide useful cost-of-living metrics to relocating employees and to contribute to analysis used by management in business decisions. The Relocation Assessor data sets provide in-depth comparisons needed for these multiple uses.
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Executive Compensation for Charity Executives: What IRS Wants

by Linda M. Lampkin, Research Director 11. March 2015 12:45
IRS regulations require that charities not give any benefit to an organization insider other than in the form of reasonable compensation. So, after an “organization insider” is defined, the discussion begins about what is “reasonable” and what is “compensation.” [More]