Administrative Salary Survey Data Trends: 2013-2014

by Lyle Leritz, Ph.D. 5. December 2014 14:30
In continuing our year-to-year comparison of salary survey results for major benchmark jobs, we again take a look at administrative positions. [More]

Executive Salary Survey Data Trends: 2013-2014

by Lyle Leritz, Ph.D. 24. November 2014 12:50
In continuing our look at salary trends for executive occupations, this analysis compares salaries between 2013 and 2014 submissions to ERI Salary Surveys for both nonprofit and for-profit reports. For each year, total averages were calculated by job title and included all available data to maximize sample size.
[More]

Tracking Nonprofit Executive Salaries: Recreation/Sports Organizations

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 27. October 2014 14:22
The discussion of whether or not the NFL should have nonprofit tax-exempt status is heating up again, as proposed federal legislation that would end such exemptions is considered. Currently, the NCAA, NHL and PGA Tour do have similar non-profit status, while Major League Baseball gave up its non-profit status in 2007, and the NBA has never been tax-exempt. Of course, tax-exempt status does not mean that the NFL is considered a charity (serving the public good and accepting tax deductible contributions), just that it is a non-profit trade organization and doesn’t pay corporate income taxes. In fact, the NFL does pay taxes on some of its activities. [More]

Pay Raises for Nonprofit CEOs?

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

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]