Chronicle of Philanthropy: Why Gender Gap in Nonprofit CEO Pay Just Might Be Closing
Women may be benefiting from increased awareness about gender-pay inequities. Massachusetts and California recently passed fair-pay laws that require compensation transparency for employers, and other states are considering similar legislation. The Internal Revenue Service’s recent commitment to releasing nonprofit tax filings in machine-readable format will also allow for easier compensation comparisons.
The pay gap is “definitely a hot topic,” says Sandra Pace, a New York-based compensation consultant. “Boards are really just more conscious of that than ever before.”
Gaps remain, she adds, “but I think those gaps are closing now.”