Although nonprofits have been hiring more women executives, their pay still lags that of men in similar-size organizations. The largest nonprofits, with annual budgets exceeding $50-million, have been slower to hire more women chief executives, a GuideStar survey on nonprofit salaries shows.

While over half of smaller groups (with budgets of $1-million or less) had women chief executives in 2011, only 16 percent of the largest groups had women executives that year. The survey is based on Form 990s filed during the 2011 fiscal year.

This chart shows salary ranges between the 10th and 90th percentile for men and women at nonprofits with budgets of more than $50-million. Click on a row to see salary ranges for smaller organizations.

  Women   Men   Median   10th to 90th percentile salary

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