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How Much Are Jewish Federation Leaders Making?

The federation system encompasses hundreds of executives around the country. The Jewish Federation of North America designates 16 federations in the United States in a special “large city” category. Here’s financial information for those top agencies.

How much are CEOs making at Jewish federations? Click on each entry for more information.

Rank
Executive
Organization
2016 Salary (1predecessor’s salary | 22017 figure | 32015 figure)
1
The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore
$664,489
2
Jewish Federations of North America
$636,559
3
Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston
$634,572
4
Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metro Chicago
$564,955
5
Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland
$546,515
6
UJA Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York
$530,000
7
Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles
$525,594
8
Greater Miami Jewish Federation
$519,436
9
Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County
$507,430
10
Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
$487,4501
11
Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco
$449,7502
12
Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
$432,199
13
United Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh
$351,7981
14
United Jewish Communities of MetroWest New Jersey
$352,236
15
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit
$323,065
16
Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta
$308,5781

You can check out the figures in the other subcategories as well as the full list in our tables below:

For a deeper analysis of the gender gap evident in this data, see here.

For reporting on some of the highest earners at Jewish not-for-profit organizations, see here.

For a breakdown of our methodology, see here.

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