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President, Non-Profit Organization Salary

Roughly three in five of Non-Profit Organization Presidents in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $39K to $181K per year, but median earnings come to around $81K per year. Male Non-Profit Organization Presidents who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (60 percent) are men. This field is filled with high levels of job satisfaction; most Non-Profit Organization Presidents are happy with their jobs. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, more than a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a majority and dental insurance is reported by roughly one-half. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,043 - $171,448
(Median)
$39K
$81K
$170K
MEDIAN: $80,555
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$13.68 - $98.63
(Median)
$14
$29
$99
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$39,043 - $171,448  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,361  
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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$39,042 - $180,996  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 201
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Hourly Rate
$13.68 - $98.63  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,361  
   
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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$39,042 - $180,996  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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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

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

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Popular Skills for President, Non-Profit Organization


Survey results show that Non-Profit Organization Presidents typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Fundraising, Media / Public Relations, and Organizational Development can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Organizational Development and Media / Public Relations. For most people, competency in Fundraising indicates knowledge of 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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Non-Profit Organization Presidents in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $60K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $69K. Non-Profit Organization Presidents with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $86K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $99K on average.

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Experience Affects President, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$82,000

Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect President, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

Fundraising
0%

National Average
$82,000

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 7%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 35%
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