Tracking Nonprofit Executive Salaries: Crime and Legal-Related Organizations

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 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, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 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]

Participate & Save up to 75% off on Our Salary Surveys

by ERI Salary Surveys 1. October 2013 09:20
ERI Salary Surveys is currently accepting submissions for our compensation surveys. Participate before the end of the year and receive a 75% discount on the results. Need a bit more time to submit your data? Not a problem. The submission window is open until March 31, 2014, and participants remain eligible for a 50% discount. [More]

New Reports on Charity CEO Salary Levels

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 22. March 2013 10:25

Some recent reports on compensation may provide insight on market levels, but may not be enough to determine appropriate compensation for nonprofit executives.

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Nonprofit CEO Pay Over $1 Million: Right, Wrong, or Reasonable?

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 16. January 2013 16:00

A recent article in the San Francisco Chronicle revisits the discussion of appropriate salary levels for nonprofit CEOs.  Citing data from the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s annual compensation report, the article examines two perspectives of annual salaries over $1M: “That’s Too Much for a Nonprofit CEO” and “It’s Time to Change Our Thinking.”

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