Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Non-Profit Organization Salary

Generous salaries abound for Non-Profit CEOs in the United States, with average pay above six figures ($102K) per year. In the world of Non-Profit CEOs, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $36K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $25K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $52K and $216K. Residence is the main element affecting pay for this group — career duration and the particular employer are driving factors as well. Men working as Non-Profit CEOs who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 50 percent. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and the larger part have dental coverage, about one in five claim no health benefits at all. It's heartening to note that most people in this field love their work, finding it both fun and rewarding.

$52,745 - $204,538

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$15.07 - $81.09

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$52,745 - $204,538  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $35,643  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $25,202  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$52,246 - $216,333  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,698
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Hourly Rate
$15.07 - $81.09  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $44.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $35,643  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $25,202  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$52,246 - $216,333  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Job Description for Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Non-Profit Organization

  • Determine overarching goals and initiatives.
  • Establish positive relationships with stakeholders and other business leaders.
  • Drive strategic planning, business development, and fiscal operations.

Common Career Paths for Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Non-Profit Organization


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Non-Profit CEOs who move into an Executive Director role may often bring in a much lower salary. On average, Executive Directors earn $73K.

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Popular Skills for Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Non-Profit Organization


Non-Profit CEOs report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with People Management, Strategic Planning, and Leadership are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 25 percent, 11 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Those listing Financial Analysis as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Administration and Fundraising also typically command lower compensation. The majority of those who know Leadership also know Operations Management, Budget Management, and Fundraising.

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Non-Profit Organization

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Non-Profit CEOs who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $73K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $96K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $108K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $128K.

Pay Difference by Location


Non-Profit CEOs will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 63 percent. Non-Profit CEOs can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Miami (+50 percent), Atlanta (+50 percent), Washington (+48 percent), and Philadelphia (+34 percent). Austin is the lowest-paying area, 12 percent south of the national average.

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Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Non-Profit Organization in Cadillac:
"Work Conditions, Stress Level, Office Conditions."
Pros: Caring for horses while working with troubled youth.
Cons: Turning away horses or children.

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Experience Affects Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Non-Profit Organization Salaries



National Average
$105,000



Skills That Affect Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Non-Profit Organization Salaries

People Management
up arrow 25%



Organizational Development
0%

National Average
$105,000

Operations Management
up arrow 1%

Budget Management
up arrow 1%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 1%

Program Management
up arrow 3%


Administration
up arrow 13%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 298 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
44%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 21%
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