The Electronic Discussion on
Group Facilitation
Process Expertise for Group Effectiveness
Moderator: Sandor P. Schuman

 

From the Electronic Discussion on Group Facilitation
www.albany.edu/cpr/gf/

The 1997 Survey of Group Facilitators (314 respondents; 58% of all IAF members at the time) sponsored by the International Association of Facilitators asked about both salary rates and consulting fees.  A summary of the results for the full survey is available from the IAF Office <iafoffice@igc.apc.org>.  Following are the responses regarding fees.

What is the average daily rate you generally charge for facilitation work?
Respondents replied as follows

12% under $300
18% $300 - $599
20% $600 - $899
20% $900 - $1199
10% $1200 - $1499
21% $1500 and over

What was your total personal earned income in 1995?

 7% under $20,000
16% 20,000-39,999
32% 40,000-59,999
26% 60,000-79,999
 8% 80,000-99,999
12% 100,000 and over

Approximately what percentage of your annual income is derived from your work as a group facilitator or trainer of group facilitators?

38% group facilitation
10% training of group facilitators
12% other types of training
14% other types of organizational consulting
 9% administration
17% other professional work

Is any of your work as a group facilitator performed under the aegis of an organization?

33% No, I workd exclusively as an independent contractor or subcontractor.
67% Yes, I work at least occassionally under the aegis of an organization

If "yes," what percentage of your work as a group facilitator is performed:

41% As an internal facilitator (e.g., facilitating groups within your organization)
58% As an external facilitator working as part of a larger organization

THE DAILY RATE I CHARGE TO CLIENTS …

Adapted from the IAF Methods Database Newsletter, September 2006

Jon Jenkins, Editor editor@iaf-methods.org http://www.iaf-methods.org

Of 34 respondents to the question, “The daily rate I charge to clients is” the percentage for each range is given below (in USD).

less than $200.00

2.9%

$200.01 - 400.00

0%

$400.01 - 800.00

14.7%

$800.01 - 1200.00

20.6%

$1200.01 - 1600.00

20.6%

$1600.01 - 2000.00

26.5%

$2000.01 - 2400.00

5.9%

$2400.01 - 2800.00

2.9%

$2800.01 - 3200.00

2.9%

$3200.01 - 3600.00

2.9%

$3600.01 - 4000.00

0%

more than 4000.01

0%

 

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