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Maine Nonprofit Compensation Report: Wages + Benefits

We strive to provide reliable, objective salary and benefit data nonprofits can use to set appropriate pay and benefits for staff and new hires, and justify compensation levels to the public and the IRS.

2020 Report on Nonprofit Wages + Benefits

Thank you to the 320+ organizations that participated in the 2020 survey! The survey period is now closed. The full report is slated to be released by the end of the calendar year. This is an electronic and not a printed report.

All organizations that participated will be notified by email to the person whose contact information was provided in the survey. We will also announce the report’s release in our weekly e-newsletter, which anyone can sign up for regardless of membership status.

The pricing will be as follows:

Survey participants Survey non-participants
Members FREE! $125
Non-Members $125 $250

Not sure if your organization is a member? Check our Member Directory. (For the purposes of the discounts, membership status will be determined at the time of publication of the report.)

Thank You to Our Partners + Sponsors

The 2020 survey and report is a joint effort with the NH Center for Nonprofits, CommonGood Vermont, and the UNH Survey Center.

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Prior Reports

  • 2018 Report – This report is based on data from 310 reporting Maine nonprofits that provided data on wages for 6,812 full-time and 294 part-time employees across 32 job categories during the spring and early summer of 2018. The report includes Maine-specific data as well as regional comparisons with our partners from New Hampshire and Vermont.
    • Download the free 2018 Snapshot of Nonprofit Wages + Benefits in Maine
    • 2018 participants were sent a code to order their free or reduced fee copy and can contact our Membership Manager for assistance.
    • Other organizations can order a copy of the 2018 report at a price of $50 for MANP members and $100 for non-members. Note: This is an electronic publication. After ordering, you will receive details about how to access your copy.
    • The 2018 report is also available for review in a number of libraries around the state. Contact our Membership Manager to see if it is available at a library near you.
  • 2016 Report – This report is based on data from 278 reporting Maine nonprofits who provided data on wages for 7,655 full-time and 274 part-time employees across 32 job categories during the spring and early summer of 2016. The report includes Maine-specific data as well as regional comparisons with our partners from New Hampshire and Vermont. Contact our Membership Manager for a copy.
  • 2014 Report – This report is based on data from 408 reporting Maine nonprofits who provided data on wages for 8,816 full-time and 328 part-time employees across 32 job categories during the spring of 2014. The report includes Maine-specific data as well as regional comparisons with our partners from New Hampshire and Vermont. Contact our Membership Manager for a copy.
  • 2012 Report Snapshot (2012 Job Descriptions for reference)
  • 2010 Report Snapshot
  • 2008 Report Snapshot
  • 2006 Report Snapshot
  • 2004 Report Snapshot
  • 2003 Report Snapshot

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