Pay Survey 2014/15

Charity sector chief executive pay fell by nine percent in the year to March 2014, according to an annual pay survey published by the charity leaders’ network, Acevo.

The Pay Survey 2014/15 released in conjunction with Charities Aid Foundation, reports a drop in median chief executive pay of £5,000, from £60,000 down to £55,000. The figure represents a real-term decrease of nine percent.

A total of 636 people took part in the survey. Some 572 of those responses ame from chief executives while 64 came from chairs.

The figures cover chief executive pay for the year to March 2014, and are compared to pay in the same period the previous year.

The highest average chief executive pay was reported in London at £68,000, with Welsh counterparts earned the lowest average figure at £37,849.

The survey found that all the chairs who responded to the survey were of white ethnicity. Some 91.2 percent of chief executives said the same.

The survey found that gender pay gaps fell slightly from last year, across all charities, with median female pay 16.3 percent lower than median male pay which stood at 18.6 percent last year.

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