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]

Compensation for Art Museum Directors: Do Men Really Get Paid More?

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 25. March 2014 12:29
The Association of Art Museum Directors recently reported that only 43% percent of art museums in the United States and Canada were headed by women, and salaries of those female directors averaged 79% of the salaries of their male peers. [More]

Tracking Nonprofit Executive Salaries – Nursing Homes

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 11. February 2014 13:21

While economists and various pundits endlessly review each new government jobs report for impact on the recovery and growth of the US economy, one trend may have slipped by most observers – the difference in job growth among the for profit and nonprofit sectors.
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A Modest Suggestion on Pay for Nonprofit Executives

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 7. January 2014 15:02


A recent blog by George Weiner suggests the following approach for a nonprofit to reduce those pesky overhead costs that are so often the focus of criticism: one-year overhead plan, salary, and benefits.

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