Annual Executive Compensation

Participants often note that the Executive Compensation Reports provide them and their boards with valuable, up-to-date, independent market comparability information.  The report will provide you with current information for setting your next year’s budget, and you will also have access to summaries reports and other resources analyzing the survey data.

How to Participate?

  • There is no cost to participate. All participating institutions will receive a FREE copy of the final report.
  • All information is kept strictly confidential.
  • October through November complete the survey via the secure link emailed to you, or any time throughout the year complete an Excel Questionnaire and submit to or fax to 410-494-4151
  • To ensure that you receive your secure survey link each year, please send your contact information (including your name, email, and position within the institution).


Annual Executive Compensation for
Independent Colleges & Universities
Survey Open October – November
Reports Available February
Positions Surveyed Top 13 Executive Positions
(view the full list)
Report Charts On
Base Salary, Cash Compensation, Contract Terms, Variable Pay, Benefits, Severance, Housing/ Auto, Retirement Programs
Data Reported By Operating Budget, Student Enrollment, Carnegie Classification, Geographic Regions
(view sample report page)
Related Resources Compensation Trends Webinar (view)
Supplement for Board Chairs (view)

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