President, Non-Profit Organization Salary

The average President of a Non-Profit Organization in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $87K annually. Total cash compensation to Non-Profit Organization Presidents bottoms out near $36K and approaches $165K on the high end; the bigger paychecks include bonuses that can occasionally surpass $50K. The majority of Non-Profit Organization Presidents (60 percent) who took the survey are female. Over a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and about one-half claim dental coverage as well. Most workers in this position report very high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$40,851 - $160,368
$41K
$87K
$160K
MEDIAN: $86,901
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$36,123 - $164,529  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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Job Description for President, Non-Profit Organization

The president of a non-profit organization provides strategic vision and leadership consistent with the organization’s mission statement. The president works collaboratively with the founder and the board to ensure that the organization's fiscal operations and fundraising/marketing strategies are effectively implemented across all segments of the organization. He/she is also responsible for ensuring that the flow of funds allows the organization to make continuous progress, and that they are allocated properly to reflect consideration for both present and future needs.

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President, Non-Profit Organization Tasks

  • Preside over meetings of the board, plan the agenda, conduct business, and facilitate the decision-making process.
  • Work together with the executive director to establish and uphold the organization's vision and objectives.
  • Represent the organization in all public relations activities, establishing relationships with donors, the community, the media, and other organizations.
  • Oversee the operation of committees and direct tasks and projects to the appropriate committee.

Common Career Paths for President, Non-Profit Organization


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Non-Profit Organization Presidents who take on a higher-level position such as Executive Director may get paid a little bit less in that new role, as Executive Directors on average bring home $75K.

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Popular Skills for President, Non-Profit Organization


Typical Non-Profit Organization Presidents report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Organizational Development, Media / Public Relations, and Fundraising can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Fundraising. Most people familiar with Fundraising also know Media / Public Relations.

Pay by Experience Level for President, Non-Profit Organization

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Non-Profit Organization Presidents. The average beginner in this position makes around $57K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $81K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Non-Profit Organization Presidents make a median salary of $87K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $120K on average.

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Key Stats for President, Non-Profit Organization

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
35%
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Experience Affects President, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

▲40%

▲2%

National Average
$85,000

▼5%

▼33%

Skills That Affect President, Non-Profit Organization Salaries


Media / Public Relations
▼0%

National Average
$85,000

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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