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How Much Are Jewish Religious And Education Leaders Making?

Presidents at college institutions are some of the highest-earners in the nonprofit world. This is no different when it comes to Jewish universities. Religious institutions are exempted from disclosing their finances, but we have listed their leaders for public knowledge.

How much are CEOs making at Jewish educational and religious institutions? Click on each entry for more information.

Rank
Executive
Organization
2016 Salary (1predecessor’s salary | 22017 figure | 32015 figure)
1
Yeshiva University
$687,5481
2
Touro College
$678,548
3
Brandeis University
$457,6491
4
CLAL (National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership)
$309,7343
5
CLAL (National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership)
$289,9843
6
Agudath Israel of America
$220,058
7
American Jewish University
$219,640
Rabbinical Council of America
N/A
Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations
N/A
Hebrew Union College
N/A
Jewish Theological Seminary
N/A
United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism
N/A
Religious Action Center
N/A
National Council of Young Israel
N/A
Torah U’Mesorah
N/A
Union for Reform Judaism
N/A
Rabbinical Assembly
N/A
Reconstructionist Rabbinical College
N/A

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

  • All Jewish Non-Profits

  • Advocacy and Public Service

  • Jewish Federations

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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