Salary Survey

Pro Bono Australia’s highly regarded Salary Survey is the largest and most comprehensive report of its kind providing practical and in-depth information on selecting appropriate benchmarks and building a remuneration framework for Australia’s social sector. The report is designed to be a resource for benchmarking staff remuneration across the whole organisation and as a negotiation tool for any wage review.

Comprising of four years worth of first-hand data supplied by over 1300 individuals about their employment – including operating budget, number of employees and professional development. This is the report you need in order to be fully informed of the trends and insights happening in your sector.

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)
  • Benchmarking data for remuneration policies for other key roles across the sector


This report is available as a digital download only. Once you have successfully purchased the Salary Survey you will find a link to the download in your User Dashboard under My Account/Available downloads.


Purchase Full Salary Survey for $249

Please note: In order to purchase our 2016 Salary Survey, you must first create a Pro Bono Australia account .

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 - $99

Finance Manager / Treasurer (Tier Two)

Purchase - $99

General Manager (Tier Two) (Reporting to CEO)

Purchase - $99

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

Purchase - $99

Operations / Administration Manager (Tier Two)

Purchase - $99

Human Resources Manager (Tier Two)

Purchase - $99

Services Manager (Tier Two)

Purchase - $99

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 - $99

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