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Salary & Compensation Information

Contemplating a career move? Evaluating staff salaries? Learn what you, or they, should be earning. ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership conducts a research survey, typically every two years, exploring compensation levels for association professionals in various fields.

Compensation information is available either as downloadable PDFs for specific positions or in our full-length publications.

Compensation tables for the following positions are available as downloadable PDFs. These PDFs are available for immediate download after purchase and are stored in your ASAE online profile for 60 days.

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Executive Office TablesPrice (Mbr/Non)Add to Cart
Chief Executive Officer$59.95/ $79.95Details
Deputy Chief Executive$59.95/ $79.95Details
Strategic Initiatives Officer$34.95/ $44.95Details
Board/Committee Administrator$24.95/ $34.95Details
Executive Assistant/Senior$34.95/ $44.95Details

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Finance/Accounting Office TablesPrice (Mbr/Non)Add to Cart
Chief Financial Officer$54.95/ $74.95Details
Controller$34.95/ $44.95Details
Accountant$24.95/ $34.95Details
Bookkeeper/Accounting Clerk$24.95/ $34.95Details
Payroll Clerk$24.95/ $34.95Details
Grants/Contracts Manager$24.95/ $34.95Details

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Administration/SupportPrice (Mbr/Non)Add to Cart
Administration Chief$54.95/ $74.95Details
Administrative Assistant$24.95/ $34.95Details
General Office Clerk$24.95/ $34.95Details
Member/Customer Services Coord.$24.95/ $34.95Details
Records Administrator$24.95/ $34.95Details
Data Entry Operator$24.95/ $34.95Details
Receptionist$24.95/ $34.95Details
Houskeeping/Custodial$24.95/ $34.95Details
Building Engineer$24.95/ $34.95Details

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Publications/AdvertisingPrice (Mbr/Non)Add to Cart
Publisher/Publications Chief$54.95/ $74.95Details
Publications Manager$24.95/ $34.95Details
Editor$24.95/ $34.95Details
Technical Writer$24.95/ $34.95Details
Editorial Production Assistant$24.95/ $34.95Details
Editorial Assistant$24.95/ $34.95Details
Graphic Designer/Artist$24.95/ $34.95Details
Desktop Publishing Specialist$24.95/ $34.95Details
Advertising Sales Representative$34.95/ $44.95Details
Advertising Assistant$24.95/ $34.95Details

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Fundraising/FoundationPrice (Mbr/Non)Add to Cart
Fundraising/Development Chief$54.95/ $74.95Details
Fundraising/Development Coord.$24.95/ $34.95Details
Foundation Chief$54.95/ $74.95Details

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Public Relations/LegislativePrice (Mbr/Non)Add to Cart
Public Relations Chief$54.95/ $74.95Details
Government/Lobbying Chief$54.95/ $74.95Details
Communications/PR Specialist$24.95/ $34.95Details
Washington D.C. Office Chief$54.95/ $74.95Details
Legislative Assistant$24.95/ $34.95Details

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Education/PD/CredentialingPrice (Mbr/Non)Add to Cart
Education/Content Chief$54.95/ $74.95Details
Education Manager/Coord./Registrar$24.95/ $34.95Details
Education Assistant$24.95/ $34.95Details
Certification Chief$34.95/ $44.95Details
Testing Coordinator$24.95/ $34.95Details
Standards/Credentialing Prog. Specialist$24.95/ $34.95Details

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Meeting/Exposition/TradeshowPrice (Mbr/Non)Add to Cart
Meetings/Convention Chief$54.95/ $74.95Details
Meeting Planner$24.95/ $34.95Details
Conference/Exposition Coord.$24.95/ $34.95Details
Exhibit Sales Representative$24.95/ $34.95Details

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Human ResourcesPrice (Mbr/Non)Add to Cart
Human Resources Chief$54.95/ $74.95Details
Compensation Benefits Specialist$24.95/ $34.95Details
Recruiter/Staffing Specialist$24.95/ $34.95Details
Human Resources Clerk/Assistant$24.95/ $34.95Details

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Research/LibraryPrice (Mbr/Non)Add to Cart
Research/Statistics Chief$34.95/ $44.95Details
Research Associate/Analyst$24.95/ $34.95Details
Research Assistant/Coordinator$24.95/ $34.95Details
Chief Librarian$34.95/ $44.95Details
Staff Librarian/Reference Librarian$24.95/ $34.95Details
Library Assistant$24.95/ $34.95Details

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TechnologyPrice (Mbr/Non)Add to Cart
Information Technology Chief$54.95/ $74.95Details
Programmer/Analyst$34.95/ $44.95Details
Computer Specialist/Helpdesk$24.95/ $34.95Details
Software Developer$24.95/ $34.95Details
Online/Webmaster$24.95/ $34.95Details
Website Content Coord./Manager$24.95/ $34.95Details
Network Engineer$34.95/ $44.95Details
Database Administrator$24.95/ $34.95Details

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MarketingPrice (Mbr/Non)Add to Cart
Marketing Chief$54.95/ $74.95Details
Marketing Project Manager$34.95/ $44.95Details
Marketing Coordinator/Assistant$24.95/ $34.95Details

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MembershipPrice (Mbr/Non)Add to Cart
Membership Chief$54.95/ $74.95Details
Membership Coord./Assistant$24.95/ $34.95Details

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Other PositionsPrice (Mbr/Non)Add to Cart
Attorney (Chief Staff)$34.95/ $44.95Details
Component Relations Chief$34.95/ $44.95Details
Insurance Coordinator$24.95/ $34.95Details
International Chief$34.95/ $44.95Details
Multi-Function Program Chief$34.95/ $44.95Details
Subsidiary (For-Profit)$34.95/ $44.95Details
Technical Program Area Specialist$34.95/ $44.95Details

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More comprehensive products are available for organizational benchmarking:

The Association Compensation Interactive is an online tool that allows you to sort by multiple filters such as budget, staff size, geographic location, scope, to compare against organizations most similar to yours. Enter your organization's data and you can create reports that show where your organization falls among the dataset. This online interactive tool also gives you access to electronic copies of the two printed reports listed below.

The Association Executive Compensation & Benefits Study (also referred to as the national version) includes data from every responding organization and provides compensation information for more than 70 job titles within associations, along with a demographic look at the responding organizations by membership type, IRS tax status, total annual budget, total association staff size, membership size, geographic region and industry/interest area represented. This study also includes benefits information.

The Greater Washington Area Compensation & Benefits Study includes data from organizations responding from the Washington, DC metropolitan area and reports on more than 50 different individual association positions. This report also includes benefit information.


 

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