Participate in the 2015 Nonprofit Salary & Benefits Survey

April 10, 2013       Barbara Nastasi      

Get Your Free Executive Summary of the 2015 NonProfit Times Salary and Benefits Survey

Please participate TODAY in one of the largest and most comprehensive salary and benefits research surveys in the nonprofit sector. By participating in this important national research, conducted by The NonProfit Times in association with Bluewater Nonprofit Solutions, you help to create a valuable resource for the entire nonprofit sector. Just for participating, you will receive a FREE Executive Summary of the survey results as well as 50% off the full report which will provide detailed information on 94 employee benefit offerings, 28 job families, and hundreds of nonprofit positions with key performance metrics that can be used to benchmark compensation and benefit practices. Please complete the survey by clicking the link below:

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Your input helps your organization by giving you access to a FREE Executive Summary as well as a valuable discount on the full data-rich report. And it helps all nonprofit managers who are interested in compensation trends. The survey is designed to be quick and easy. If you participated in our previous survey, you need only to update your responses. Help is just a click or phone call away if you need it. Please don’t miss this chance to participate in this comprehensive study of hundreds of employment titles in 30 job family classifications as well as 80 benefits offered by nonprofits. The deadline for completion and a chance to WIN an iPad Mini is December 17, 2014.


 

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All organizations that participate in the survey will receive a FREE Executive Summary of the results with salary data for all positions. Your Organization will also receive 50% off the full 2015 Salary and Benefits Report. NEW FOR THE 2015 SALARY & BENEFITS SURVEY

  • The survey is now faster and easier to complete–anyone who participated in the survey in 2013 can use their existing data to jump start the 2015 survey completion process. You only need to change the data that is different. Look for an email from The NonProfit Times with special instructions on how to login to access this new feature.
  • Now you can take the survey with all the major web browsers including Safari, Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. 
  • We’ve made it easier and more intuitive to enter data. We’ve also added more prompts to guide users.

Survey Features

  • Convenient and flexible survey completion – Complete the online survey questionnaire at your own pace and schedule.
  • Comprehensive job coverage – The survey collects base salary and bonus pay information on more than 300 nonprofit-specific positions.
  • Easy and accurate position matching – Match the positions within your organization to the survey using the intuitive job family groupings and position job descriptions.
  • Ongoing assistance whenever you need it – Contact us by phone or email if you need help completing the survey, or use the handy online resources for instant results.
  • Complete information about benefits practices – The survey gathers information about benefit offerings, costs, eligibility and employee participation for 94 employee benefits from health insurance to retirement plans.
  • Organizational profile information – The questionnaire collects data on budget size, employee turnover, salary increases, employee tenure, staffing levels, geographic location, field of work, and number of employees.
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Survey Schedule

Deadline for Completion of Survey: December 17, 2014

Survey Results Distributed to Participants: February 2015

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Questions About Participation

Follow the steps below to participate in the 2015 Nonprofit Organizations Salary & Benefits Survey:

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Position Coverage

Below is a list of the 311 positions that are covered in the survey. All positions are grouped within related job families and listed in alphabetical order for quick lookup and review. Detailed job descriptions for each position are available within the online survey questionnaire for easy matching against your organization’s position titles.

Administrative / General Office Advocacy /Government Affairs Animal Care
Athletics / Recreation Call Center Communications / Marketing
Culture / Performing Arts Education Executive
Facilities / Maintenance Food Services Grant Making
Graphics / Printing Housing Human Resources
Income Development / Fundraising Information Technology Legal
Medical Services Program Administration Program Delivery
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Job Family Job Title
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Administration Director
Administrative Assistant, Intermediate Level
Administrative Assistant, Junior Level
Administrative Assistant, Senior Level
Corporate Insurance Manager
Data Entry Operator
Data Entry Supervisor
Executive Assistant
File Clerk
Mail Clerk
Meetings and Events Manager/Planner
Office Manager
Receptionist
Advocacy/Government Affairs BACK TO JOB FAMILIES
Government Relations Director / Manager
Grassroots Advocacy/Campaign Manager
Lobbyist
Policy Advisor
Policy Analyst
Animal Care BACK TO JOB FAMILIES
Animal Adoption Counselor
Animal Care Worker
Animal Shelter Manager
Humane Officer
Veterinarian
Veterinary Clinic Manager
Veterinary Technician
Athletics/Recreation BACK TO JOB FAMILIES
Aquatics Director
Assistant Coach
Athletic Director
Athletic Trainer
Fitness Instructor
Head Coach
Life Guard/Swim Instructor
Recreation/Activity Leader
Call Center BACK TO JOB FAMILIES
Inbound Call Center Associate
Inbound Call Center Manager
Inbound Call Center Supervisor
Outbound Call Center Associate
Outbound Call Center Manager
Outbound Call Center Supervisor
Communications/Marketing BACK TO JOB FAMILIES
Communications/Marketing/Public Relations Assistant
Communications/Public Relations Director
Communications/Public Relations Manager
Editor
Editorial Services Manager
Marketing Coordinator
Marketing Director
Photographer
Scientific Journal Communications Manager
Videographer/Video Producer
Writer
Conservation/Environmental Programs BACK TO JOB FAMILIES
Agricultural Specialist
Burn Crew Manager
Burn Crew Member
Conservation Coordinator
Conservation Practitioner
Conservation/Environmental Program Manager
Energy Auditor
Environmental Program Director
Environmental/Sustainability Educator
Food Certification Manager
Land Protection Specialist/Coordinator
Land/Easement Steward Specialist/Coordinator
Partnership Manager
Culture/Performing Arts BACK TO JOB FAMILIES
Actor
Artistic Director
Box Office/Sales Manager
Conductor
Costume Shop Manager
Curator
Exhibits Manager
Exhibits Technician
Museum Registrar
Production Assistant
Production Manager/Coordinator
Resident Designer
Stage Manager
Technical Staff
Education BACK TO JOB FAMILIES
Academic Records Assistant
Admissions Director
Admissions Representative
Adult Education Teacher
Alumni Affairs Director
Alumni Affairs Officer
Assistant Principal
Assistant Professor
Associate Professor
Bursar
Dean
Department Chair
Financial Aid Director
Financial Aid Officer
Instructor
Librarian
Library Assistant
Placement & Career Services Director
Placement Counselor
Professor
Provost
Registrar
School Principal/Headmaster
Student Affairs Director
Teacher, K – 12
Teacher, Pre-School/Kindergarten
Teaching Assistant, K-12
Teaching Assistant, Pre-School/Kindergarten
Executive BACK TO JOB FAMILIES
Chancellor/President
Chief Administrative Officer
Chief Advocacy Officer
Chief Development Officer
Chief Executive Officer/President/Executive Director
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Human Resources Officer
Chief Information Officer
Chief Marketing Officer
Chief Medical Officer
Chief of Staff
Chief Operating Officer/Associate Executive Director
Chief Program Officer
Chief Scientific Officer
Executive Vice President
Facilities/Maintenance BACK TO JOB FAMILIES
Building Manager
Cashier
Driver
Facilities Manager
Groundskeeper
Janitor or Custodian
Maintenance Supervisor
Maintenance Technician/Specialist
Security Guard/Officer
Security Manager
Finance BACK TO JOB FAMILIES
Accounting Clerk
Accounting Manager
Accounts Payable Manager/Supervisor
Accounts Receivable Manager/Supervisor
Assistant Controller/Assistant Director of Accounting
Bookkeeper
Budget Analyst
Budget Director
Director of Accounting/Controller
Director of Finance
Director of Tax Services
Finance Administrator
Financial Analyst
Information Systems Auditor
Internal Auditor
Regional Area Controller
Regional Area Financial Analyst
Senior Accountant
Senior Internal Auditor
Staff Accountant
Food Services BACK TO JOB FAMILIES
Cafeteria Manager
Catering Manager
Cook
Food Bank Assistant/Clerk
Food Bank Manager
Food Service Assistant/Worker
Food Service Manager or Supervisor
Grant Making BACK TO JOB FAMILIES
Foundation Program Assistant
Foundation Program Associate
Foundation Program Officer
Graphics/Printing BACK TO JOB FAMILIES
Bindery Associate
Creative Services Director/Manager
Graphic Artist
Lead Bindery Operator
Offset Printing Press Operators
Print Shop Manager
Housing BACK TO JOB FAMILIES
Construction Manager
Desk Clerk
Director of Property Management
Director of Resident Services
Resident Services Coordinator
Shelter Supervisor
Human Resources BACK TO JOB FAMILIES
Compensation Analyst
Compensation and Benefits Specialist
Employee Benefits Administrator
Employee Training Manager/Specialist
Human Resources Assistant
Human Resources Director/Manager
Human Resources Generalist
Payroll Clerk
Payroll Manager
Recruiter
Recruiting Manager
Income Development/Fundraising BACK TO JOB FAMILIES
Annual Giving Director / Officer
Capital Campaign Manager
Corporate & Foundation Relations Director
Development Associate (Generalist)
Development Director
Donor Information and Gift Processing Manager
Grant Proposal Writer
Grants Administrator
Grants Manager
Major Gifts Director / Officer
Membership Assistant
Membership Director / Manager
Online Giving Manager
Planned Giving Director / Officer
Prospect Research Director
Prospect Researcher
Regional Area Income Development Vice President/Director
Sales Clerk
Shop Manager
Special Events Manager/Specialist
Information Technology BACK TO JOB FAMILIES
Applications Developer
Business Systems Analyst
Database Administrator
Database Analyst
Database Architect
Desktop Support Manager
Desktop Support Specialist
Documentation Specialist
Enterprise Architect
Information Technology Manager
IT Systems Security Position
LAN Administrator
Network Engineer
Network Manager
Software Engineer
Systems Analyst
Systems Engineer
Technical Project Manager
Technical Support Analyst
Technical Support Manager
Web Administrator
Web Developer
Webmaster
Legal BACK TO JOB FAMILIES
Attorney/Lawyer
Deputy General Counsel/Lawyer
General Counsel/Lawyer
Legal Assistant
Paralegal
Senior Attorney/Lawyer
Medical Services BACK TO JOB FAMILIES
Clinic Director
Community Health Worker
Dental Assistant
Dental Director
Dentist
Director of Nursing
Laboratory Technician/Technologist
Medical Assistant
Medical Case Manager
Medical Receptionist
Medical Records Clerk
Medical Records Transcriber
Medical Services Director
Nurse Practitioner
Nutritionist/Dietician
Occupational Therapist
Patient Accounts Representative
Patient Financial Services Manager
Personal Attendant/Home Health Care Worker
Phlebotomist
Physical Therapist
Physician
Physician’s Assistant
Radiology Technician
Registered Nurse
Speech Pathologist
Program Administration BACK TO JOB FAMILIES
Partnership and Collaboration Manager
Program Analyst
Program Assistant
Program Coordinator
Program Director / Manager
Project Manager (Non-Technical)
Regional Area Program Coordinator
Regional Area Program Director or Manager
Program Delivery BACK TO JOB FAMILIES
Case Manager, Entry-Level
Case Manager, Mid-Level
Case Manager, Senior-Level
Chaplain/Clergy
Child Care Assistant/Babysitter
Counselor, Entry-Level
Counselor, Mid-Level
Counselor, Senior-Level
Direct Care Counselor
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Sample Reports

To view a sample of The NonProfit Times 2014 Salary and Benefits report, Click Here. The NonProfit Times 2015 Salary and Benefits Report will present survey results by multiple views to allow for quick and easy comparisons against relevant peer organizations by geographic location, operating budget, number of employees, and field of work. This report will provide detailed information on 94 employee benefit offerings, 28 job families, and hundreds of nonprofit positions with key performance metrics that can be used to benchmark compensation and benefit practices including:

  • Base Salary and Total Cash Compensation data with percentile rankings for each position
  • Bonus Pay practices including average payout, percentage receiving and organizations paying
  • Annual Salary Increases (prior and current year; executive and non-executive)
  • Employee Turnover and Average Tenure by position
  • Total Compensation costs as a percentage of operating expenses
  • Employee Profile Data (number of full/part time; exempt vs. nonexempt)
  • Executive Perks and Benefits (organizations offering, special benefits offered)
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision (costs paid by organization, eligibility, plan offerings, participation rates)
  • Prescription Drug (retail and mail order costs)
  • Retirement Plans (organization contributions, eligibility, plan offerings, participation rates)
  • Executive Employment Agreements (organizations offering, terms and conditions)
  • Life Insurance & Disability (eligibility, offerings, participation)
  • General Benefit Offering (covers 35 unique benefit programs)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (offerings, maximum contribution percentile rankings)
  • Employee Leave (vacation, sick, paid time off, personal, holidays, bereavement, FMLA)
  • Overtime Practices (exempt vs. non-exempt staff)
  • Part-Time Employee Benefit Offerings
  • Changes in Data from 2014 -2015 Use this new feature to quickly and simply identify critical shifts and potential marketplace trends for all salary and benefits data

REMEMBER! All participants who complete the survey will receive a FREE Executive Summary of the Survey Results with Salary Data for ALL Positions and a 50% discount on the purchase of the full 2015 Salary and Benefits Report. Help your Organization, Help the Nonprofit Sector START THE SURVEY NOW!!!

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Participant Data Confidentiality

The survey data you enter is confidential and will not be shared directly with any other organization. Your organization’s specific data will not be identified in any further survey reports. All data collected in the survey will be used in aggregate to generate the results for the survey reports. The name of your organization may be displayed in future lists of survey participants for survey reporting and marketing purposes.