The American Chemical Society (ACS) is the world’s largest scientific society in terms of membership with more than 156,000 members who pay $29-$175 a year to belong to this Washington, DC based 501 (c) (3).
Professionally, the organization is the largest source of scientific information through journals, conferences, and abstract services. The provision of these information services is the primary source of income for ACS, accounting for 84% of revenue ($501 million out of $600 million) in 2017.
ACS reported having 2,373 employees who were compensated $243 million in 2017, which equates to an average compensation of $102,400. However, only 724 individuals received more than $100,000 in compensation with the 11 most highly compensated individuals listed below: Read more