The 2021 Community Association Manager Compensation and Salary Survey Is Now Available For Purchase As A Digital Book

The 2021 Community Association Manager Compensation and Salary Survey, conducted by the Foundation for Community Association Research, is now available for purchase as a digital book from CAI Press. This survey is a valuable tool for benchmarking compensation and benefit levels in the community association industry. The 2021 survey provides an interesting snapshot of the field, and enhances our understanding of this growing and dynamic profession. The information in this seventh edition of the survey represents the most comprehensive, accurate, and current data on compensation received by management professionals. It is designed to allow a company or manager to compare their pay with peers.

In addition to providing basic company and manager profile and salary information, the survey also includes the following:

  • Compensation outlook for the community association industry
  • Compensation by job title, presented by regions and states, for management company CEOs, company executives, high-rise managers, onsite managers, portfolio managers, and assistant community managers
  • Compensation by job title, presented by regions and states, for large-scale managers and employees at large-scale communities including the assistant general manager, architectural review manager, business/finance manager, communications/member services/marketing manager, events manager, facilities manager, fitness center manager, grounds manager, human resources manager, IT/computer systems manager, public safety/security chief, and recreation/lifestyle manager
  • Salary differences between managers with and without professional credentials
  • Data based on community association size, in addition to management company size
  • Information on employee benefits, health coverage, and retirement plans

Community managers who completed the salary survey receive complimentary access to the data and reports (not the digital book). For more information on how to access the survey findings, go to

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