2019-20 Executive Compensation Survey for Independent Colleges & Universities

Higher Education
Survey Status:

Survey Open: October 4, 2019 - January 17, 2020
Results Posted: March 2020


Yaffe & Company is pleased to announce that our annual executive compensation and benefits survey for independent colleges and universities is now OPEN.

We have streamlined our survey process. Organizations that participated last year can now populate previous data and only update items that have changed.

There is no cost to participate and participating organizations receive a FREE copy of the final report.

The report provides timely compensation and benefits data for 15 executive positions, broken down by operating budget, endowment, Carnegie classification, geographic region, and FTEs. Additionally, the report includes an executive summary noting current trends and findings.

Data within the report include:
Base Salary
Total Compensation
Benefits & Perquisites
Retirement Programs
Variable Pay

Survey Timeline
Effective Date: October 1, 2019
Open: October 4, 2019
Deadline: January 17, 2020
Publication: Late February – Early March 2020