D.C. Non-Profit Salary Survey Featured in Association TRENDS



Contact: Christy Talbot
Phone: 202-464-1662 ext. 115


Bethesda, Md. (Oct. 21, 2008) – Association TRENDS, a newspaper focused on associations, featured’s newest product in its October 2008 print issue.

An article on the 2008 Salary Survey of D.C. Area Nonprofits used information in the report to show the range of amounts association chief executives were paid this year. The article also presented a graph highlighting the areas in Maryland, Virginia and the District where association executives receive the highest salaries on average.

Association TRENDS reported that the average salary for an association CEO declined between 2007 and 2008 by 10.3 percent. The biggest percentage decline in salary was for the position of standards manager, which slipped more than 23 percent. Both figures are available in the salary survey. published the 2008 Salary Survey of D.C. Area Nonprofits in September 2008. The survey is in its 48th edition. has published this for the first time in partnership with Cordom Associates, which had published the survey since 1979.

The article is available at (subscription required). For more information on the 2008 Salary Survey of D.C. Area Nonprofits, please visit, a division of Columbia Books & Information Services, is the online guide to 17,000 national, state and regional associations, their people and their meetings. For more than 40 years, CBIS has tracked the association community and has provided the public with the most accurate and up-to-date information available.