The Soapbox and Toolbox for New York State's Nonprofits

Human Resources

Human Resource Management is perhaps the most contentious and difficult obligation of senior staff. But NYCON can help -- not only by providing timely telephone and electronic communication to answer basic questions and issues, but also the more detailed solutions that offer confound human resources managers. Please feel free to contact Michael West, Esq. for further assistance.

Salary and Benefits Report Released; Member Discount on Purchase

Get the most current information available about nonprofit salaries and benefits in New York.  Order your copy of New York's most comprehensive salary and benefits report in the nonprofit sector.  The report presents the findings of the 2015 Nonprofit Organizations State of New York Salary and Benefits Survey with results from organizations employing 23,450 individuals within New York State. 


Cost: $250
NYCON Member Cost: $125
Please contact our Membership Office for your discount code. 

Multi-Level Salary Information

This report provides the latest and most complete salary information available on 141 nonprofit positions from entry level to the executive office including base salary, bonus practices, total cash compensation, salary increases, employee turnover, and more.  The salary data is presented at three different levels (by Position, by Job Family and by Organization) to provide a comprehensive view of pay practices at all levels of a nonprofit organization.  To see the list of positions included in the report, Click Here

Complete Benefits Coverage

The report gives current and detailed information on 94 employee benefit offerings found in nonprofit organizations including medical, dental, vision, retirement, executive perks, employee leave, executive employment agreements, flexible spending accounts, and life insurance & disability.  To see a list of all benefits covered in the report, Click Here

Key Benchmarking Information

Information is presented by multiple views to allow for fast and easy comparisons against relevant peer organizations by geographic location, operating budget, number of employees, and field of work.  This report provides detailed information on 94 employee benefit programs and 141 nonprofit positions with key performance metrics that can be used to benchmark salary 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 (maximum contributions, eligibility, plan offerings, participation rates)
  • Executive Employment Agreements (organizations offering, terms and conditions)
  • Life Insurance & Disability (eligibility, offerings, participation)
  • General Benefit Offering (covers 34 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

Once ordered, this report will be available for download as a pdf file in the download section of your Nonprofit Times account. To view a sample section of this report, Click Here.

Please contact our Membership Office for your discount code.

NYCON develops and promotes an effective and vibrant charitable nonprofit community throughout New York State.  We strengthen organizational capacity, act as an advocate and unifying voice, help to inform philanthropic giving, and conduct research and planning to demonstrate relevance and impact.