Sector Research

2019/2020 Benefits and Compensation Report

Recognized as the most comprehensive report of its kind, this report's 38th edition provides salary and benefits information on all levels of association staff including executives, directors, managers and front line personnel. This report, available only in PDF format, serves as an essential benchmarking tool for all Canadian professionals who wish know if they or their staff are being compensated properly.

Included in this report is remuneration information based on:

  • Staff Level and Experience
  • Age, Gender and Level of Education
  • Organization Type, Size and Geography

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2016 CSAE Canadian Association Census

The CSAE Canadian Association Census is the first comprehensive benchmarking resource for Canada's not-for-profit and association sector. Based on in-depth survey information and analysis, this report provides:

  • Statistical insight on staff composition, revenue, professional development expenditure
  • Board structure and practices for a vast cross-section of Canadian associations
    • The information within enables associations to determine where they fit into the industry landscape.

      The report serves as a highly important comparative tool for associations wanting to understand the demographic structure of association staff and the governance behaviour of organizations like them. Topics addressed in the report are segmented by organizational type, size, and geographic location.

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    CSAE Canadian Associations Financial Operations Report

    This valuable report provides an in-depth look into key operating ratios within Canada’s association sector. It serves as a reliable benchmarking tool on revenue sources and expenses. The report’s data is segmented by organizational type, size, and geographic location.

    Contained in this much-anticipated report is:

    • Data and analysis of costs associated with governance activity
    • Auditing practices
    • Insightful information into revenue and costs associated with membership and non-dues revenue activities
    • Expenses associated with marketing, fund-raising, and government relations
    • Event activities
    • And more.

    All information within this report was collected in November 2016.

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    Re-Thinking Association Non-Dues Revenue Research Report and Strategies Guide

     Re-Thinking Association Non-Dues Revenue Research Report and Strategies Guide

    This comprehensive report draws on survey research, phone interviews, and industry expertise to examine the complex issue of non-dues revenue. Within are current practice descriptions of programs and tools to help you identify and evaluate potential new revenue streams for your organization.

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