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Harris Hill Salary Centre

What's the market rate for your charity job in 2023?

Find out in the brand new Harris Hill Salary Survey, with the latest rates and analysis for more than 200 positions in the UK charity and not-for-profit sector.

You'll find salary advice and current market rates for your role, whether you’re a community fundraiser or communications director, digital specialist or data-head, finance manager or HR advisor, and whether you’re with a household-name charity or smaller organisation.

Click below to view online or download your copy:

How it's compiled

With thanks firstly to the several hundred superb organisations who’ve trusted us to find their future workers in the last 12 months, we start with the salaries of every role that's crossed our desks in that time - typically around 3,000 in total, spanning all major charity departments.

Role by role, our specialists then review the data, using their insight and expertise to adjust for highly unrepresentative cases that might distort the overall picture, and applying their up-to-the-minute market knowledge to ensure we reflect what’s actually being paid (not just what’s advertised) for each role throughout the sector.

With salaries for everyone from junior assistants to senior directors, the survey covers each of our specialist areas: ​

CEOs & Directors • Data Management • Finance • Fundraising • Human Resources • Marketing, PR & Digital ​

Operations, Admin & Support • Policy, Advocacy & Campaigns • Projects & Programmes • Temporary & Interim

Market trends

This year we’ve also expanded, bringing you more market insight from our specialists in each major field, along with trends throughout the sector as a whole.

​Meanwhile as the battle for talent intensifies but few have the budget for a bidding war, we take a timely look at how to secure new talent without spending a fortune.​

​For more information...

You'll find contact details for the relevant specialists alongside the salaries in their respective fields, and they're the best people to call with any queries on salaries, jobs or recruiting in those areas.

Meanwhile for any enquiries or requests regarding the survey itself, please call us on 020 7820 7300 or get in touch by email.


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