Behold, the 1 percenters of the nonprofit world.

20 nonprofit CEOS earned a salary greater than $1 million in 2010 and 2011, The Chronicle of Philanthropy reported.

This compares to 15 CEOs in the publication's last report of nonprofit executive pay.

Still, nonprofit CEO earnings grew at a median increase of just 2.7 percent in 2010, and these CEOs aren't lapping for-profit head honchos any time soon. The Chronicle points out that execs of companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 took home a median pay of $9.6 million in 2011.

Topping the Chronicles' list was Herbert Pardes, the CEO of New York-Presbyterian Hospital who retired in 2011. He earned $4,304,346 during 2010.

And when it comes to fundraising, transparency and overhead are huge issues for donors -- and these numbers affect donation decisions, Bloomberg reports:

“By far, the most comments we get have to do with CEO salaries and a general outrage and shock at some of the salaries that they see,” said Ken Berger, president of the nonprofit watchdog group Charity Navigator. “There are even donors shocked at the notion of a six-figure salary.”

But this outrage may be misguided and ultimately tarnish nonprofits' good reputations and hinder fundraising, Dan Pallotta, who writes about nonprofits, told Bloomberg:

“We have this total double standard that extends beyond compensation issue where we blame capitalism for creating these huge inequities in our society and then refuse to allow the nonprofit sector to use the tools of capitalism to rectify the situation."

Experts say nonprofit executive pay isn't expected to move much in coming years, with government funding cuts directly affecting salaries.

Check 10 nonprofit execs who earn $1 million or more. Then, click over to The Chronicle of Philanthropy for the full list.

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  • Dr. Herbert Pardesm CEO of New York-Presbyterian Hospital

    Dr. Herbert Pardes, who served as the CEO of <a href="http://nyp.org/" target="_hplink">New York-Presbyterian Hospital</a> (but is no longer working at the organization), earned $4,304,346 in 2010 and in the first half of 2011, according to the <em>Chronicle of Philanthropy. </em>

  • Peter Marzio, CEO of The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

    Peter Marzio, who served as the CEO of the <a href="http://www.mfah.org/" target="_hplink">Museum of Fine Arts, Houston</a>, died in 2010, and earned $3,943,145, according to the <em>Chronicle of Philanthropy. </em>

  • Gary Gottlieb, Partners HealthCare System

    Gary Gottlieb earned $3,062,505 as the CEO of <a href="http://www.partners.org/" target="_hplink">Partners HealthCare System</a> in 2010 and the first half of 2011, according to the <em>Chronicle of Philanthropy. </em>

  • Delos Cosgrove, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

    Delos Cosgrove earned $2,279,364 as CEO of the <a href="http://my.clevelandclinic.org/default.aspx" target="_hplink">Cleveland Clinic Foundation </a>in 2010 and in the first half of 2011, according to the <em>Chronicle of Philanthropy. </em>

  • John Seffrin, CEO of American Cancer Society

    Dr. John Seffrin, CEO of the <a href="http://www.cancer.org/" target="_hplink">American Cancer Society</a>, earned $2,081,246 in 2010 and the first half of 2011.

  • Mark Wrighton, CEO of Washington University in St. Louis

    Mark Wrighton earned $$1,920,107 in 2010 and in the first half of 2011 while serving as the CEO of <a href="http://wustl.edu/" target="_hplink">Washington University in St. Louis</a>, according to the <em>Chronicle of Philanthropy</em>.

  • James Mandell, Boston Children's Hospital

    James Mandell earned $1,861,684 as the CEO of <a href="http://www.childrenshospital.org/" target="_hplink">Boston Children's Hospital</a> in 2010 and the first half of 2011, according to the <em>Chronicle of Philanthropy. </em>

  • John Noseworthy, CEO of Mayo Clinic

    John Noseworthy, president and CEO of the <a href="http://www.mayoclinic.com/" target="_hplink">Mayo Clinic</a>, earned $1,637,388 in 2010 and the first half of 2011, according to the <em>Chronicle of Philanthropy. </em>

  • Reynold Levy, CEO of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

    Reynold Levy, CEO of <a href="http://lc.lincolncenter.org/" target="_hplink">Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts</a>, earned $1,396,461 in 2010 and the first half of 2011, according to the <em>Chronicle of Philanthropy. </em>

  • Michael Friedman, CEO of City of Hope

    Michael Friedman earned $1,385,958 in 2010 and the first half of 2011 as CEO of <a href="http://www.cityofhope.org/Pages/default.aspx" target="_hplink">City of Hope</a>, a top cancer hospital in California, according to the <em>Chronicle of Philanthropy. </em>

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