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Non-Profit Administration & Governance

BCMA 2018 Sector Survey | Salary Report

A total of 103 organizations participated in the 2018 BCMA Sector Survey between February 12, 2018 – April 16, 2018. Ninty-two organizations provided budget information.

 

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Respondents

Type of Organization

Question Asked: What Kind of Organization are you?

Focus of Organization

Question Asked: Please identify the focus of your organization (check all that apply):

Annual Budget of Organization

Question Asked: What is your organization’s annual operating budget?

Organization Information

Type of Organization by Annual Budget

Question Asked: What Kind of Organization are you?

Focus of Organization by Annual Budget

Question Asked: Please identify the focus of your organization (check all that apply):

Attendance by Annual Budget

Question Asked: What is your total annual attendance (including exhibitions and programs)?

Operations by Annual Budget

Question Asked: Are you open year-round or seasonally (i.e. only open certain months of the year)?

Small Museum Self-Identification by Annual Budget

Question Asked: Do you self-identify as a small organization? (e.g. small professional staff or volunteer-run and/or annual operating budget under $250,000)

Small Museum Justification by Annual Budget

Question Asked: You have identified as a small organization.  Why? (Please check all that apply.)

Staffing, Salaries, and Benefits

Number of Employees

Question Asked: How many paid (full or part time) staff members are there in your organization?

FTE of Employees

Question Asked: What is the full-time equivalent number of paid staff members in your organization? (I.e. Three 0.5 employees would equal 1.5 FTE – Full-Time Equivalent)

Budget Category  Responses Average FTE
1: Under $25,000 16 0.4
2: $25,000 – $50,000 8 1.1
3: $50,000 – $100,000 9 0.8
4: $100,000- $250,000 18 2.3
5: $250,000 -$500,000 17 4.6
6: $500,000 – $1 million 9 6.8
7: $1 million – $5 million 12 27.5
8: $5 million or more 1 131.0
9: I don’t know 2 1.0

Budget Impacts on FTE

Question Asked: In the past two years, has the number of full-time equivalent paid staff decreased because of budget reductions?

Last Salary Increase

Question Asked: When was your staff’s last salary increase (not including non-recurring bonuses)?

Benefits

Question Asked: Which benefits does your organization provide in addition to salary? (Please check all that apply)

Question Asked: Which benefits does your organization provide in addition to salary? (Please check all that apply)

Reported Salaries

Responses are organized by the annual budget range and/or organization type. If no values were provided, the charts will show a value of zero. The options to print, copy, and download information as an image or excel document are available for each question

Question Asked: What is the general annual salary (not including benefits) for the following applicable positions in your organization?

 

Executive Director


Executive Assistant


Curator


Registrar


Adult education/programs specialist


Children’s education/program specialist


Collections Manager


Conservator


Exhibitions Designer

Exhibitions Technician

Graphic Designer

Membership Coordinator

Fundraiser/development specialist

Communications/marketing specialist