There are nearly 12 million jobs available in nonprofit organization in the US. Information about nonprofit careers can help you determine which jobs are in demand, whether an undergraduate or advance degree is needed to be successful in a role you have your eye on and if you are being compensated correctly in your current nonprofit job.
Here are some of our favorite resources:
- If you are contemplating a nonprofit career or want to investigate your opportunities for growth in the sector, these resources may be helpful in giving you a picture of the current job market.
- 2016 "Nonprofits in America: New Research Data on Employment, Wages, and Establishments" from the Nonprofit Quarterly
- Nonprofit HR releases an annual report on job trends and data for nonprofits. (No paywall but you do have to provide information to download.)
- Forbes report on growth in the nonprofit sector.
- The Department of Labor publishes periodic reports: Nonprofits in America: new research data on employment, wages, and establishments (2016)