CDFI Loan Fund Compensation and Benefits Survey

  • An invaluable resource: compensation data for 21 executive

  • and staff positions from CDFIs around the country.



Our new report is an invaluable resource that can help CDFIs recruit, reward, and retain high-quality employees. It is a comprehensive examination of CDFI loan fund compensation and benefits data from more than 140 CDFIs from across the country. For CDFIs that are in expansion mode or those now budgeting for 2018, this report will be helpful in setting compensation levels for new positions.

The CDFI Loan Fund Compensation and Benefits Survey includes summary data for:

  • Compensation and benefits information for 21 executive and staff positions
  • Compensation data for the top five compensated executives
  • A comprehensive view of CDFI staff benefits

In addition, with permission from the American Bankers Association, we have included the most relevant cuts of data from their 2016 Compensation & Benefits Survey for each position in this survey, to provide mainstream bank data for reference.

Explore the report’s table of contents and other details in the tabs at right.


  • List Price: $750
  • OFN Member Price: $500
  • Participant Price: $300

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
    • Methodology
    • How to Use this Survey Data
    • Participant Profile
  • List of Survey Positions
  • Survey Compensation Data
    • Top Five Compensated Executives
  • CEO Tenure and Contract
  • Benefits, Retirement, and Perquisites
    • Qualified Retirement Plans
    • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
    • Perquisites
    • Paid Leave
  • Appendix
    • Survey Participants
    • Explanation of Terms

Read the Introduction

Download the first six pages of the report here.

List of Surveyed Positions

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Top Communications/Marketing
  • Top Development
  • Chief Risk Officer
  • Chief Loan Officer
  • Senior Loan Officer
  • Loan Officer
  • Loan Officer, Entry-Level
  • Chief Credit Officer
  • Senior Underwriter
  • Underwriter
  • Underwriter, Entry-Level
  • Top Loan Administration Officer
  • Loan Administrator
  • Loan Administration Assistant
  • Client Education Officer
  • Compliance Manager
  • Investor Relations Manager
  • Portfolio Manager