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Salary Survey 2017: Ann Toback Of The Workmen’s Circle/ Arbeter Ring

Workmen’s Circle/ Arbeter Ring

Location: New York, NY

Category: Advocacy or Public Service

Ann Toback

Executive Director

The Workmen’s Circle/Arbeter Ring seeks to create Jewish learning communities committed to social justice and Jewish cultural heritage. Founded in 1900, the Workmen’s Circle organized low-paid Eastern European immigrants around secular Yiddish culture and ideals of social and economic justice. Today, the Workmen’s Circle operates schools and Jewish learning centers across America, in addition to running a summer camp and retreat center. The Workmen’s Circle’s institutions expose students and their families to Yiddish and Yiddish culture, and provide educational programming about social justice.

Organization Website | Guidestar Page

Ann Toback joined the Workmen’s Circle/Arbeter Ring as executive director in 2009. She previously served as a labor leader of the Writers Guild of America, East, which she led in a successful 2008 strike in New York City. Toback’s publishing background includes editorial positions at Oxford University Press and Scribner’s. A graduate of Boston University Law School, Toback also worked as an associate at Rosenberg and Shapiro.

2016

Institution Revenue: $2,705,289

Institution Total Expenses: $2,982,321

Employees: 27

Salary: $210,109

2014

Institution Revenue: $2,327,067

Institution Total Expenses: $2,845,969

Employees: 21

Salary: $201,062

Underpaid by: 20%

For information on previous years, see here.

For information on other Jewish nonprofits, see here.

For information on other Jewish advocacy or public service leaders, see here.

1 Interim head of organization

2 Data from 2012

3 Data from 2011

4 Data from 2010

5 Data from 2009

6 Data from 2008

7 Data from 2007

8 Includes payment from SWC Museum Corp.

9 Predecessor’s salary

10 Partial year

11 Not a 501(c)3

12 Annualized

13 Position currently vacant

14 As per Form 990, JNF declined to comment

15 Base salary

16 Data from president-elect period

17 2010 Employees

18 Legally exempt from public disclosure of salary

19 Highest paid professional, not CEO

20 Paid from two related organizations

21 Data from 2013

22 Data from 2014

23 Data from 2015

24 Includes a one-time honorarium of $55,000

25 Data from 2017

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