Factors Affecting Nonprofit Executive Compensation

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 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]

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.
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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.
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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]

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]