Data skewed by large number of smaller groups where pay is proportionally greater; but even some major groups pay CEOs more. “If you’re good, don’t be afraid to ask for what you think is just compensation,” Air Conditioning Contractors of America CEO Paul Stalknecht said. "But (CEOs) also have to be respectful of the size of the organization and its ability to pay. If you have a $1 million budget, asking for $700,000 is crazy."
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One of the best predictors of CEO pay is unreliable for groups with less than $4 million in revenue.
Pay gap continues to widen between trade group and professional society CEOs.
June 27, 2014
By Mark R. Graham
Though the median association CEO pay increase hovered around 4 percent for 2012, more than one in four chief executives saw their pay rise in the same time frame by double digits.
Members reacting to cutbacks in their own benefits, experts say at CEO Update event.
Expert panel at CEO Update Live: Personal Financial Strategies advises CEOs to consider job risks, establish a commitment to the hiring organization, get severance package and make a long-term financial plan when negotiating a contract with an employer.
Working without a contract is familiar to many association chief executives, especially at smaller groups, and even many of those with contracts do not have severance clauses.
May 30, 2014
While negotiating a contract is a lonely pursuit, there are resources available—starting with your peer network, but also including websites, executive recruiters and attorneys who specialize in association employment law.
Study: Nearly half of leaders work with no protection in case of firing without cause.