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The Treasurer/Finance Manager role holds a pivotal role, steering the organisation’s financial operations and providing strategic financial guidance. In addition to standard finance management duties, they may focus on managing investments, handling financial risks, and aiding in financial planning. Often, they serve on the organisation’s board of directors or finance committee, leveraging their financial expertise to provide oversight and contribute to important decisions.

Stay informed and ensure your organisation remains competitive by accessing our comprehensive Not-for-Profit Finance Manager/Treasurer Salary Survey report today.

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This report is available as a digital download only.

For over a decade, the Pro Bono Australia Salary Survey has meticulously researched compensation levels for Not-for-Profit Finance Managers/Treasurers, serving as a trusted resource for both organisations and individuals. It’s essential that the salary for this role reflects its significance in maintaining financial integrity and attracting experienced professionals to the sector.

If you’re currently serving as a Not-for-Profit Finance Manager/Treasurer, our Salary Survey provides evidence-based insights into market compensation, ensuring you’re fairly remunerated for your financial management responsibilities.

For organisations seeking to recruit or retain talented Finance Managers/Treasurers, our survey offers guidance on setting competitive compensation packages to attract and retain top talent.

Finance Managers/Treasurers average base salary has gradually increased over the last six years. Our survey tracks significant changes in salaries and other remuneration benefits over the past 12 months. Remember, when comparing salaries, factors like organisation size and sector must be taken into account for accurate benchmarking.


The Salary Survey report for Finance Managers and Treasurers contains remuneration data on the base salary, allowances, and superannuation of respondents. The detailed position analysis also tracks base salaries over time for easy reference when re-evaluating the salary of a Finance Manager or Treasurer.


Salary Survey data allows Finance Managers and Treasurers to benchmark their own salary against other organisations in their sector. In addition to providing a comprehensive analysis by sector, it may also be used to determine the salary of a Finance Manager or Treasurer in a particular sector.

Operating Budget

Pro Bono Australia’s Salary Survey report organises remuneration data for Finance Managers and Treasurers according to the operating budget of their organisation. Insights from the mean, median and percentile data give hiring managers and employees an indication of the salary they should pay their Finance Manager/Treasurer in an organisation of their budget.


Salary data from Pro Bono’s Salary Survey report is sorted by the number of employees at a particular organisation. Mean, median and percentile data are made available to give both employees and managers an indication of a representative salary for a Finance Manager/Treasurer in an organisation of their size.


The Salary Survey report compares the earnings of Finance Managers and Treasurers in all states and territories of Australia that submitted data, giving those seeking a job the ability to compare their potential earnings in different locations.

Tax Status

Salary Survey data compares the total earnings of Finance Managers and Treasurers against the tax exemption status of their organisation. If employees know their company’s exemption status, they can use this data to determine whether or not they are being fairly compensated.

Want more information on the Salary Survey report?

The Salary Survey for Finance Managers and Treasurers is just the start. The full Salary Survey report contains remuneration data on 11 other major roles and 27 more specialised positions. Purchase your copy of the complete Salary Survey report here!

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