Whereas the median compensation for nonprofit executives grew steadily between 2015 and 2019, the gender hole for feminine CEOs and government administrators remained, a report from Candid finds.

Primarily based on information from the tax filings of greater than 100 and one thousand 501(c) organizations for fiscal 12 months 2019, the 2021 Nonprofit Compensation Report (pattern report, 20 pages, PDF) discovered that median compensation throughout fourteen classes of government positions elevated from $106,000 in 2015 to $121,000 in 2019, though median compensation for CEOs and government administrators declined between 2018 and 2019 besides among the many largest and smallest organizations — these with budgets of not less than $50 million and people with budgets of $250,000 or much less. Whereas the gender hole in CEO/ED compensation has been slowly narrowing, with all price range classes exhibiting a discount within the pay hole since 2005, in 2019 the median compensation of feminine CEOs remained decrease than that of male CEOs throughout all price range sizes. Girls represented the vast majority of CEOs/EDs at smaller organizations with budgets of $2.5 million or much less, and the gender hole was narrower at smaller organizations than at bigger ones: Girls CEOs/EDs have been paid 94 cents for each greenback male CEOs/EDs made at nonprofits with budgets of $250,000 or much less, in contrast with 80 cents at these with budgets of not less than $50 million.

The examine additionally discovered that, as in earlier years, science and technology-related analysis establishments and providers paid the very best general median government compensation ($196,000), adopted by well being organizations ($189,000) and medical analysis organizations ($188,000), whereas spiritual establishments ($65,000), animal-related organizations ($86,000), and humanities organizations ($92,000) continued to pay the bottom. By way of geographic area, 501(c)(3) organizations within the Northeast paid the very best median government compensation in 2019 ($137,000), with organizations within the District of Columbia reporting the very best median ($174,000), adopted by these in New York ($152,000) and Massachusetts ($143,000).

“Nonprofits depend on Candid’s Nonprofit Compensation Report for each IRS compliance and government compensation benchmarking to make sure they’re providing aggressive salaries to draw and retain high expertise,” mentioned Candid senior information providers analyst Jenna Allen. “Additionally they look to our report back to floor persevering with and rising developments, such because the pay hole between women and men. Candid’s 2021 report reveals that whereas we see progress on this space, the hole persists with feminine CEOs making lower than their male counterpoints at organizations of all sizes.”

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