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Salary Survey

Nonprofit Salary Explorer

We’re currently accepting survey responses from people who have worked full time (35+ hours/week) at a U.S.-based nonprofit within the last three years.

If this isn't you, we're pleased to offer additional resources to help you plan your social-impact career and advance pay equity across our sector.

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Compare Compensation Across the Social-Impact Sector

Our tool shares real-time data on what nonprofit professionals are earning across the sector, nationwide.

Add your job title, location, and years of experience to find out how your salary measures up.

Career Path

Plan Your Next Career Move

Our Career Path tool helps you to chart your career journey—or explore new routes to success.

Find out what you could be earning as you level up your skills and experience. Considering switching fields? Add new titles to investigate your earning potential.

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Resources for Social-Impact Professionals

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4 Tips for Salary Negotiations During the Interview Process

From researching comparable salaries to asking critical financial questions, here’s how to navigate your next salary discussion.

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Equal Pay Day | Understanding the Race and Gender Wage Gaps

Every Equal Pay Day is a reminder that the gender wage gap is rooted in discrimination. Read our tips on how to advocate for pay equity.

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Negotiating Beyond Salary | 14 Employee Benefits to Consider

When negotiating salary, factor in potential employee benefits that may improve your total compensation package.

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