Industry Surveys and Resources

2019 Compensation & Benefits Survey 

The TNSAE 2019 Compensation Survey is a report on executive & staff salaries, personnel practices, and fringe benefits, categorized by budget classification and association type. This is the 16th in a series of surveys on association compensation and benefits practices compiled and presented by Whorton Marketing & Research. This Compensation Survey Package includes two reports, one with information from the 30 participating State Societies and as well as the localized one for the state of Tennessee. Compensation is reported for positions in trade associations and professional societies in all budget sizes. The compensation breakdowns are by budget size, association type, and regional location.

The survey is available to members for $129 and non-members may purchase at the rate of $179. If you are interested in ordering, please contact Jamie at

Looking Forward™ 2019 Report and Educational Products: TNSAE Member Discount with code

TNSAE is partnering with Association Laboratory, America’s leading association research company to increase access to high-quality research at a discounted rate.

TNSAE members can apply a special 25% discount to the following Looking Forward™ education products:

Looking Forward™ 2019 is the association sector’s most recent, relevant and useful environmental scan of the association strategy environment. For the first time, the report includes insights by association CEOs into the strategies they believe will be critical to success as well as a 6-year meta-study looking at changes in the association business environment over time. For those that participated in the survey at the end of 2018, this report is provided to you at no cost. 

 To access your free copy of the Looking Forward 2019 Executive Summary report, click here. For additional details, or to obtain the discount code, contact Jamie at