Tech for Good & Nonprofit Compensation in the US – Market Trends and Insights 2021

A widely held belief is that working in the nonprofit sector means earning less than peers in the private sector. The data shows that doing meaningful work that makes an impact can also be rewarding financially.

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With more freedom to consider more options, people are increasingly less interested in traditionally high-paying fields. They are turning toward art and social-service jobs. The COVID-19 pandemic reshaped our world, and one of the unforeseen positive consequences is a renewed hunger for doing well by doing good. Can nonprofits and tech for good companies stay competitive in a strong labor market to attract the best talent and capitalize on our thirst for positive social change? Using X4Impact Research Technology to process millions of data points from the IRS, this report offers key data insights and trends to better position Nonprofit and Tech for Good organizations to attract and retain the best talent; it also helps debunks myths related to compensation and staffing in these sectors. * 52% of leadership positions at small nonprofits (under $1M) are held by women. * Women make 17% less than men on average. * The pay gap between nonprofit and private sectors is less than 15% for organizations of similar annual budgets. You can create a customized version of this report for your organization, using our Compensation Budgeting Online Tool. This report is offered for free thanks to the support of X4Impact Founding Partners: The Ford Foundation, Giving Tech Labs, The William & Flora Hewlett Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation, Microsoft, and Vulcan. Download this free report to better understand compensation trends and insights in the nonprofit sector in the US. DOWNLOAD REPORT Using X4Impact helps us gain visibility among the nonprofit sector and understand the addressable opportunities ahead. Troy SwopeCEO, Footprint Inc | Plant-based Fiber Technology, for a healthier planet RESEARCH & REPORTS

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