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How Much Do Jewish Advocacy And Public Service Leaders Make?

The salaries for executives at Jewish public service and advocacy organizations cover a wide spectrum. Some are the highest-paid in the Jewish world, while others are the most modest earners we surveyed. Where do your favorite organizations rank?

How much are CEOs making at Jewish not-for-profit public service and advocacy organizations? Click on each entry for more information.

Rank
Executive
Organization
2016 Salary (1predecessor’s salary | 22017 figure | 32015 figure)
1
Simon Wiesenthal Center
$818,148
2
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
$735,1811
3
American Israel Public Affairs Committee
$720,194
4
Republican Jewish Coalition
$632,950
5
Birthright Israel Foundation
$609,0561
6
Anti-Defamation League
$545,441
7
American Jewish Committee
$539,016
8
Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life
$495,307
9
Foundation for Jewish Camp
$460,501
10
The Israel Project
$460,160
11
Conference of Presidents Of Major Jewish Organizations
$452,693
12
Zionist Organization of America
$448,063
13
Jewish Community Centers Association of North America
$445,0002
14
Jewish National Fund
$435,011
15
Hadassah
$409,818
16
B’nai Brith International
$405,708
17
American Jewish World Service
$330,000
18
Center for Jewish History
$325,0002
19
HIAS
$316,455
20
Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs
$315,0003
21
National Council of Jewish Women
$259,644
22
J Street
$259,203
23
Stand With Us
$246,127
24
ORT America
$235,0001
25
Bend The Arc
$233,579
26
Americans for Peace Now
$228,866
27
Forward Association
$227,2522
28
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
$214,624
29
Workmen’s Circle/Arbeter Ring
$210,109
30
Jewish Council for Public Affairs
$205,160
31
Hazon
$202,811
32
Keshet
$153,462
33
Israeli-American Council
$135,6723

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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