Data Nugget: The Money in Membership Careers
There’s room for growth in an association membership career.
According to ASAE research in 2014, an entry-level membership pro could increase her pay 2.5 times by rising through the ranks to membership chief. Of the 24 association chief-level positions examined in the study, chief member services officer ranked 18th.
2014 Median Total Compensation
$114,000 Chief Member Services Officer
$96,718 Member Services Director
$66,414 Member Services Manager
$45,480 Membership Coordinator/Assistant
Source: ASAE Association Compensation & Benefits Study, 2014–2015 edition