Salary Survey

Pro Bono Australia’s highly regarded Salary Survey is the largest and most comprehensive report of its kind. It provides practical and in-depth information on selecting appropriate benchmarks and building a remuneration framework for Australia’s not-for-profit sector. This is the report you need to be fully informed of the trends and insights in the sector.


The report is designed to be a resource for benchmarking staff remuneration across the whole organisation, as well as a negotiation tool for any wage review, enabling you to be fully informed of sector trends and insights. Comprising of five years worth of first-hand data supplied by over 1,300 individuals about their employment, salaries are broken down by NFP sector, operating budget and number of employees.


Our Salary Survey allows you to analyse:

  • Salary levels for CEOs, Executives and Managers
  • Remuneration comparison from organisations across the sector, operating budget, number of employees, number of members and location for main roles
    (CEO/Head of Organisation, General Manager, Operations/Administration Manager, Finance Manager/Treasurer, Operations/Adminstration Manager, Marketing/Fundraising/Communications Manager, Human Resources Manager, Services Manager)
  • The role of clarity, resources and pay in fostering employee engagement


This report is available as a digital download only.


Purchase Full Salary Survey for $249

Whilst the complete Salary Survey report is a must-have for organisations and individuals interested in a broad outlook, the big picture, and the Not for Profit sector as a whole, individual categories are available to purchase separately in PDF format.

Available in each category / position is detailed analysis of the data including overall figures for the position by various salary components. Data is then broken down by multiple levels including sector, operating budget, number of FTE employees, location and number of members. This allows a more direct comparison for NFP organisations seeking to benchmark their roles. Other Positions section includes detailed analysis only for multiple roles.


Chief Executive Officer / Head of Organisation (Tier One)

Purchase - $129

Finance Manager / Treasurer (Tier Two)

Purchase - $129

General Manager (Tier Two) (Reporting to CEO)

Purchase - $129

Marketing / Fundraising / Communications Managers (Tier Two and Tier 3)

Purchase - $129

Operations / Administration Manager (Tier Two)

Purchase - $129

Human Resources Manager (Tier Two)

Purchase - $129

Services Manager (Tier Two)

Purchase - $129

Other positions - Administration Assistant, Board Member, Executive Assistant, Grants Manager, Human Resources Manager (Tier 3), Program/Project Coordinator, Philanthropy Manager, Quality/Risk Manager, Research/Social Policy Manager, Volunteering Manager

Purchase - $129

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