Archive | Compensation Reports

Adaptistration People 193

Compensation Continues To Encourage Conversation

Toward the end of last week, a pair of articles triggered by this year’s Orchestra Compensation Reports emerged at two traditional media outlets: The Cleveland Plain Dealer and Houston Chronicle. Both articles approached the topic by comparing national trends to what was going on at their local orchestra. What was especially wonderful to see is that both authors spent a portion of the articles examining why nonprofit organizations are required to report these compensation levels. They observe the value transparency offers and how it provides an orchestra’s donors and supports with necessary […]

Continue Reading
Orchestra Compensation Reports 2016 The Big Picture

2016 Orchestra Compensation Reports: The Big Picture

For the past few years, one of the most popular items in the orchestra compensation reports is a big picture overview of all compensation alongside Total Expenditure figures. So if you’ve been looking for something that shows all of the report values in a single chart, this article is exactly what you’ve been looking for. ENSEMBLE TOTAL EXPENDITURES EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION MUSIC DIRECTOR COMPENSATION CONCERTMASTER COMPENSATION Alabama Symphony $6,338,926 $181,882 NA $130,875 Atlanta Symphony* $41,000,000 $445,223 $602,666 NA Austin Symphony $4,636,394 $148,732 $160,003 NA Baltimore Symphony $25,469,526 $266,307 $914,747 $297,072 Boston Symphony $88,543,401 […]

Continue Reading
Orchestra Compensation Reports 2016 Concertmasters

2016 Orchestra Compensation Reports: Concertmasters

Since the economic downturn, concertmaster compensation has failed to keep pace with executive and music director stakeholders and for the 2013/14 season, they were the only group to experience a decline in average compensation (-0.19 percent). Otherwise, the 2013/14 season didn’t witness any unusual items other than one positive note in the form of a new entry into the list of ensembles that report concertmaster compensation: the Kansas City Symphony. The Information In order to provide information that is as accurate as possible, info from the 2013/14 season is gathered from the following source: […]

Continue Reading
Orchestra Compensation Reports 2016 Music Directors

2016 Orchestra Compensation Reports: Music Directors

If you were a music director (MD) during the 2013/14 season, odds are you generated pretty much the same amount of income as the previous season. Having said that, you may have also enjoyed one of the largest average increases in the past 15 years. Confused? Don’t worry, you should be as it was a very odd season for MD compensation. But first off, let’s cover some of the basic info related to where the compensation figures comes from. The Information In order to provide information that is as accurate as possible, info from […]

Continue Reading
Orchestra Compensation Reports 2016 Executives

2016 Orchestra Compensation Reports: Executives

When it comes to executive compensation, the 2013/14 season was the first in a while where a number of the traditionally highest paying executive positions which went unfilled for a number of years were finally occupied. As a result, this year’s reports produced a more realistic average compensation figure for this particular group of stakeholders. To that end, the average executive compensation increased at more than twice the rate of average total expenditures. The Information In order to provide information that is as accurate as possible, info from the 2013/14 season is gathered from […]

Continue Reading
Navigation

Send this to friend