Survey: Salaries Increased by An Average of 10% for CSR Professionals Amid Downturn - A blog by Aman Singh

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Survey: Salaries Increased by An Average of 10% for CSR Professionals Amid Downturn - A blog by Aman Singh

Aman Singh is the CSR Editor at Vault.com, where she focuses on how corporate diversity practices and sustainability translate into recruitment and strategic development. Her blog, In Good Company, discusses on many of these issues.
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Believe it or not, the downturn has had its benefits for some. According to a new survey conducted by Acre Resources, a recruitment firm that focuses on sustainability, corporate responsibility and the environment sectors, estimates that most professionals in the CSR field actually saw an improvement in their salaries and job security in 2009.

Over 600 respondents comprising of senior CSR executives from North America, U.K. and Europe were polled by Acre along with Ethical Performance magazine and Acona, an independent consultancy, on several questions, including their salaries, their roles, their team sizes as well as their oversight on budgetary decisions. For U.K.-based CSR professionals, salaries were reported to have risen by 10% on average. For 5% of the respondents who work for multinational companies, salaries crossed the $200,000, with an additional 40% reporting making over the median salary of $85,000.

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