Planning 2017 Salaries for Nonprofit Organizations

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 9. December 2016 10:40
So the annual pay increase surveys are out, predicting average raises of about 3% – pretty much the same as in the past several years. How helpful is this average when considering pay levels for a specific organization? While it might be simple to just add a percentage increase to all current salaries, that approach is not the way to maximize the effectiveness of payroll dollars, particularly in the nonprofit sector. [More]

Administrative Salary Survey Data Trends: 2015-2016

by Lyle Leritz, Ph.D. 7. November 2016 11:06
In an earlier post we looked at salary trends for executive jobs from our 2016 Salary Survey participation. In continuing our year-to-year comparison of survey results for major benchmark jobs, we next take a look at Administrative positions. [More]

Executive Salary Survey Data Trends: 2015-2016

by Lyle Leritz, Ph.D. 21. October 2016 09:25
October marks the opening of ERI Salary Surveys’ data collection phase. Over the next six months, organizations throughout the U.S. and Canada will submit compensation data for use in ERI’s traditional industry-specific and job function salary surveys. As we prepare for incoming data for the 2017 reports (available in July), let’s look at some salary comparisons between 2015 and 2016 submissions for both nonprofit and for-profit reports. [More]

Charity Navigator Ranks CEO Compensation

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 13. September 2016 18:39
Charity Navigator recently posted its 12th annual national study analyzing regional differences in the financial, accountability and transparency practices of the largest US charities on its website. [More]

FLSA and Job Analysis

by Malak Kazan, CECP, CCP, CBP, GRP 26. July 2016 13:51
In the U.S., the Department of Labor has recently amended the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), increasing labor costs, particularly for service industry sectors. The changes may require any employees earning less than $913 per week ($47,476 annually) to be paid overtime once the standard workweek hours are exceeded. At ERI, we are helping organizations navigate FLSA minimum wage laws and job analysis requirements by providing technology and compensation analytics to holistically evaluate the business impact on job classifications and labor costs. [More]