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Salary Information Becoming Mandatory on Artsboard

September 30, 2022

Starting Monday, July 22nd, all new job postings on PACT’s Artsboard will need to have numerical information about remuneration in the “Salary Range” field in order to be approved and appear on the site.

This could be a salary ($45,000), a salary range ($40,000 – $55,000), a wage ($20/hr), or other specific numerical description of the compensation being offered. Phrases such as “commensurate with experience” or “to be negotiated” do not satisfy this requirement on their own, in the absence of numbers.

Our decision follows a similar requirement that the BC Alliance for Arts + Culture has had in place since late 2017. Most employers using Artsboard are already including numerical information in their postings, and we consider it a best practice that:

For more thoughts on these points and others, we encourage you to read this excellent article by Vu Le of Nonprofit AF:
When you don’t disclose salary range on a job posting, a unicorn loses its wings

For questions about HR best practices, please contact Tabitha Keast, PACT’s Human Resources Specialist, at tabithak@pact.ca

For questions about using Artsboard, please contact Zachary Moull, PACT’s Communications & Membership Associate, at zacharym@pact.ca


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