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Attracting and Retaining Top Talent in California's Nonprofit Sector: 2024 Compensation & Benefits Survey

December 7, 2023

Here comes 2024! In the ever-evolving landscape of nonprofit organizations, attracting and retaining the best employees has become more crucial than ever. With challenges such as a tight labor market, high living costs, and the ongoing adjustments post-pandemic, how can your organization stay ahead? The answer lies in the comprehensive 2024 Compensation & Benefits Survey, now open for participation.

What's New in 2024?

This year's survey has been updated to reflect the current nonprofit environment. It includes:

  • New Job Categories: We've added roles in Development, Education/Recreation, Environment/Conservation, Legal Services/Community Organizing, and Operations.
  • Economic Impact Analysis: A revamped section examines how economic conditions are affecting nonprofits.

Why Participate?

Participating in this survey equips you with invaluable insights:

  1. Current Compensation Data: Access data on over 200 nonprofit job roles, including base pay and bonuses, segmented by budget size, location, staff count, and service field.
  2. Detailed Benefits Information: Understand trends in paid time off, insurance, and retirement plans.
  3. Salary Trends: Get insights on recent and anticipated salary changes.
  4. Workplace Policies: Learn about practices in on-call work, overtime, bilingual pay, DEI initiatives, and more.

Key Questions Answered

The survey is designed to help you navigate through common concerns:

  • Challenges in hiring and retaining staff for specific roles.
  • Trends in remote and in-person work settings.
  • Employee turnover rates and how they might affect your organization in 2024.

Geographic Focus

  • Northern California: Running since 2010, covering 48 counties.
  • Southern California: In its fourth year, encompassing 10 counties.

Looking Ahead

Both surveys expect a robust response, providing a treasure trove of information for California’s nonprofit sector.

Key Details

  • Northern California: Visit Here
  • Southern California: Visit Here
  • Participation Deadline: February 16, 2024
  • Report Publication Dates: April 12, 2024 (Northern California), April 30, 2024 (Southern California)

Stay Informed

For more details, reach out to Nonprofit Compensation Associates at or call 510-645-1005. Don't miss this opportunity to gain a competitive edge in managing your organization's talent strategy!

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