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Charity Salaries

   Jul 31, 2014

Is it acceptable for the head of a nonprofit to earn a seven-figure salary? Upon what criteria should a salary be based? A recent study in JAMA Internal Medicine reveals that a CEO at a nonprofit hospital earns, on average, about $600,000 a year, and the median salary of a CEO at a large nonprofit urban hospital is over $1.66 million. Read more: Million Dollar Pay at Nonprofit Hospitals.

See the Top 25 Compensation Packages of charity officers, directors, trustees, and key employees.

For details about one charity executive's unusual compensation package, read Eye-Popping Pay.

CharityWatch Calls for Full Disclosure of Charity Executive Compensation.