2022 Executive Pay Research in the Charity Sector

2022 Executive Pay Research in the Charity Sector

We have recently updated our well-read overpaid charity executives article on the Legal Recruitment Blog. Using the most recent accounts from the Charity Commission, we have produced a new table for the highest salary band of executive for each of 40 of the largest and highest paying charities in the UK as they were back in 2014.

The 2022 Chart

CharityHighest salaryYear
Consumers’ Association£390k-£400k2020
MSI Reproductive Choices£240k-£250k2020
Save the Children International£285k-£300k2020
Cancer Research UK£240k-£250k2020
The British Red Cross Society£170k-£180k2020
Age UK£180k-£190k2020
Shaw Trust£190k-£200k2020
National Trust£190k-£200k2020
Royal Mencap Society£170k-£180k2020
Change, Grow, Live£210k-£220k2020
Alternative Futures Group£150k-£160k2020
British Heart Foundation£200k-£210k2020
Leonard Cheshire Disability£150k-£160k2020
Macmillan Cancer Support£180k-£190k2019
Marie Curie £150k-£160k2020
We Are With You£140k-£150k2020
Turning Point£200k-£210k2020
The Save the Children Fund£130k-£140k2020
Charities Aid Foundation£230k-£240k2020
People’s Dispensary For Sick Animals£180k-£190k2020
Sense, The National Deaf blind and Rubella Association£120k-£130k2020
Royal Horticultural Society£230k-£240k2020
Zoological Society of London£190k-£200k2020
Historic Royal Palaces£130k-£140k2020
Action for Children£130k-£140k2021
Salvation Army£150k-£160k2020
National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux£150k-£160k2020
Royal National Lifeboat Institution£110k-£120k2020
Royal British Legion£150k-£160k2020
Royal National Institute of Blind People£140k-£150k2020
National Autistic Society£150k-£160k2020
St John Ambulance£130k-£140k2020
Alzheimer’s Society£150k-£160k2021
United Response£120k-£130k2020
Dogs Trust£160k-£170k2020
Voluntary Service Overseas£150k-£160k2020
National Schizophrenia Fellowship£120k-£130k2020

The 2014 Chart (for comparison)

Consumers’ Association £300k-£310k
Marie Stopes International £260k-£270k
Save the Children International £261,309
Cancer Research UK £210k-£220k
British Red Cross Society £180k-£190k
Age UK £180k-£190k
Shaw Trust £180k-£190k
National Trust £170k-£180k
Royal Mencap Society £170k-£180k
Crime Reduction Initiatives £170k-£180k
Alternative Futures Group £170k-£180k
British Heart Foundation £173,300
Leonard Cheshire Disability £160k-£170k
Macmillan Cancer Support £160k-£170k
Marie Curie Cancer Care £160k-£170k
NSPCC £160k-£170k
Addaction £160k-£170k
Turning Point £165,000
Save the Children £162,220
Charities Aid Foundation £150k-£160k
Barnardo’s £150k-£160k
People’s Dispensary For Sick Animals £150k-£160k
Sense, The National Deaf blind and Rubella Association £150k-£160k
Royal Horticultural Society £150k-£160k
Zoological Society of London £150k-£160k
Historic Royal Palaces £151,037
Action for Children £140k-£150k
Salvation Army £140k-£150k
National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux £140k-£150k
Royal National Lifeboat Institution £130k-£140k
Royal British Legion £130k-£140k
Royal National Institute of Blind People £130k-£140k
Scope £130k-£140k
National Autistic Society £130k-£140k
St John Ambulance £130k-£140k
Alzheimer’s Society £130k-£140k
United Response £120k-£130k
Dogs Trust £120k-£130k
Voluntary Service Overseas £120k-£130k
National Schizophrenia Fellowship £120k-£130k
Catch22 £120k-£130k