Your source for nonprofit sector compensation data.

ABOUT the survey

The Boland Survey is the only comprehensive source of nonprofit sector compensation data in Canada. Survey data will help your nonprofit make informed comparisons and predictions on salary and human resource practices – including flex time, on-boarding, paid time off, professional development practices, employee recognition, and recruitment practices. Any registered charity or nonprofit organization that has employees in Canada is eligible to participate in the Boland Survey.

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What value does the data provide?

Nonprofit organizations use Survey reports for developing an overall compensation philosophy, hiring for a new or existing position, or as a benchmark for salary bands. The Boland Survey is the only survey for the Canadian nonprofit sector that reports both annual salaries and equivalent hourly rates. Data on contractor rates is also collected and shared when available. Data is available for positions in the following categories:

  • Executive Managers

  • Finance and Accounting

  • Human Resources and Volunteer Management

  • Marketing and Communications

  • Function or Program Managers

  • International Programs

  • Fund Development – Grantmaking

  • Program Management and Administration

  • Human Services Specialists, Counsellors, and Health Care Providers

  • General Administration

  • Records Management and Information Technology

  • Property Management and Maintenance


Get your 2018 report today!

Organizations who completed the 2018 survey are eligible to purchase the comprehensive report. If your organization did not participate, you may still be eligible to purchase the report or a custom cut and analysis. Reports range in price from $140 – $355, depending on organization size.

A custom cut and analysis is created based on the unique needs of your organization. All custom cuts and analyses are subject to our data confidentiality policies and are available even if an organization did not participate in the most recent survey. Custom cuts include annual and salary tables for one or more positions from a sample based on a specific list of organizations according to region, subsector, organization size, etc. Custom cuts range in price from $150 - $450, based on the data required for the custom report.

To purchase a report or custom cut, please contact us (see below).

contact us

For assistance with registration, survey participation, purchasing reports, and custom cuts and analysis, please contact Tracey Braun at or (403) 910-5872. For custom cut and analysis requests, please include the job position code in your email.


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