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Nonprofits See Pay Raises

May 22, 2013

Northern California nonprofits, which struggled during the recession, are now seeing job and salary growth, according to the latest annual report by Oakland-based Nonprofit Compensation Associates.

The report -- "Fair Pay for Northern California Nonprofits: The 2013 Compensation and Benefits Survey" -- said 45 percent of organizations increased staffing levels in the past 12 months, 45 percent hired new contractors and 71 percent are giving salary increases this fiscal year.

Pay for organizations' executive directors also is on the rise.

The 2013 survey includes data from 434 nonprofit agencies, reporting on more than 21,000 jobs. The survey has been conducted annually for 35 years.

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