As of December 2012, the CEO of United Way, Brian A. Gallagher, received a total compensation of approximately $1,220,305, as stated by Charity Navigator, a website that provides independent reviews of charitable organizations. This figure includes Gallagher's salary, bonuses and covered expenses and is based on United Way's most recent 990 tax form.Continue Reading
Gallagher's salary represents about 1.3 percent of United Way's total expenses. Approximately 90.6 percent of the money United Way raises is spent on the organization's charitable programs and services. This amount is relatively high and earns United Way a five star ranking and a score of 92.99 (out of 100) in terms of efficiency.
Other expenses include those associated with fundraising drives and administrative duties.Learn more about Salaries