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2014 GuideStar Nonprofit Compensation Report Now Available

The 2014 GuideStar Nonprofit Compensation Report is now available! Pick up your copy here:

The GuideStar Nonprofit Compensation Report remains the only large-scale nonprofit compensation analysis based entirely on IRS data. This authoritative report gives nonprofits the information they need to establish appropriate compensation and demonstrate to grantmakers, oversight agencies, and individual donors that the salaries and benefits they offer are justified. To read GuideStar’s press release on this year’s Compensation Report findings, Gender Gap Still Prevalent in Nonprofit Sector According to New GuideStar Nonprofit Compensation Report, click here.

At A Glance: 2014 GuideStar Nonprofit Compensation Report

What: Analyses of compensation paid by 91,724 exempt organizations in FY 2012

Who should purchase: Exempt organizations researching compensation, consultants advising nonprofits on compensation, regulators examining compensation, researchers studying nonprofit compensation

Why: To research fair and reasonable compensation

How: Aggregates and parses compensation data reported on IRS Form 990 for 129,126 positions in FY 2012

The 2014 edition, the 14th in this annual series, features:

  • 129,126 observations from 91,724 Forms 990 for fiscal year 2012
  • Nonprofits from the entire 501(c) universe—most 501(c) organizations that filed an FY 2012 return with the IRS and have revenues of $200,000 or greater
  • 14 job categories
  • Executive summary showing trends at a glance
  • National, state, metropolitan statistical area, gender, and NTEE (National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities) analyses
  • Incumbent compensation analysis

To view a sample report, click here.

Chuck McLeanChuck McLean, a founding employee of GuideStar, is responsible for conducting research for GuideStar and for customers interested in nonprofit sector data. He also works to identify new data sources and ways to present data effectively to GuideStar users. Chuck produces the annual GuideStar Compensation Report, which analyzes the salary and benefits of thousands of nonprofits throughout the country. He has 15 years of experience as a teacher and researcher at various institutions of higher education. Chuck has been a member of numerous sector-wide committees and study groups, including the Commission on Accountability and Policy for Religious Organizations, and currently serves on the Research Council of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Aspen Institute Nonprofit Research Data group. A graduate of Christopher Newport University, Chuck also received an MS degree in Mathematics from the College of William and Mary.


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