Volume: 17 Issue: 3
In this issue: A focus on the human resource situation in the arts and culture, including a Canadian survey of arts organization compensation and benefits, an English survey of diversity in the arts labour force, a study of inequalities among creative sector workers in the United Kingdom, and an American summary of key issues in capturing identity-related information in arts labour force surveys.
2017 National Compensation Study for Managerial and Administrative Positions in Not-for-Profit Arts Organizations
Based on a national survey to which 436 arts organizations responded in late 2017, this report provides information about salaries and benefits in 21 management and administrative positions in Canadian not-for-profit arts organizations.
This report summarizes the diversity within English arts organizations in 2016/17, based largely on an annual Arts Council England survey completed by larger client organizations. The report’s diversity statistics include a focus on disability, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality.
Based predominantly on a survey of 2,487 creative sector workers in the United Kingdom (called the Panic! Survey), this report concludes that “the cultural and creative industries are marked by significant inequalities”.
Based on experiences conducting demographic surveys of arts organizations in Chicago, Minnesota, Los Angeles, and Houston, this article outlines key findings regarding the measurement of identity-related characteristics (but not actual survey results). The surveys focused on five characteristics: race/ethnicity, age, gender, LBGTQ status, and disability status.