Average Salary for Planned Parenthood Employees

The median income for Planned Parenthood employees is $48K annually. The most important factor affecting pay for Planned Parenthood employees is your city, though your role at the company and how long you've been working play a role as well. This synopsis is derived from responses to the PayScale's salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Planned Parenthood typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
at market
Employer: Planned Parenthood
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Medical Assistant (22)
$25,125 - $41,106  
[-]Medical Assistant (22)
Bonus$0.92 - $441.53  
Total Pay$25,125 - $41,106  
[+]Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP) (4)
$58,373 - $97,175  
[+]Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP) (4)
Total Pay$58,373 - $97,175  
[+]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (4)
$24,156 - $42,203  
[+]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (4)
Total Pay$24,156 - $42,203  
[+]Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization (4)
$30,233 - $51,722  
[+]Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization (4)
Salary$32,107 - $51,064  
Total Pay$30,233 - $51,722  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 212
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About This Company


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Median pay is highest in Los Angeles ($97K per year), followed by New York (approximately $64K), Boston (around $62K), and Seattle (about $54K). Chicago is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $42K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $95K annually) in California.


Typically, Director of Revenue Cycle Managements are the best paid with salaries hovering at about $80K; Government Affairs Directors, Human Resources Directors, and Medical and Health Services Managers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $75K, around $67K, and approximately $58K, respectively. Community Organizers at Planned Parenthood do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($37K) at the company.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see an average salaries of $59K. Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically about $49K. The greater proportion of employees (32 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home $67K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Senior Human Resources Professionals earn $112K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Acquiring certification to be a American Academy of Nurse Practitioners is rewarded at around $93K annually. It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Planned Parenthood — these employees make the most at $81K per year.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Strategic Planning; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $127K. A common skill in Planned Parenthood's work force is Project Management; one-sixth of survey participants report using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are People Management, Operations Management, and Fundraising.


Home to more women than men (Planned Parenthood's employee population is more than 3 to 1 female-to-male), most workers here are women.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Planned Parenthood gives paid vacation days to 42 percent and sick leave to a quarter of workers. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. A strong majority of workers report having health insurance, and most workers report having dental coverage. The list of perks also includes life insurance, a company cell phone, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Planned Parenthood


88 %
12 %
$34,001 - $82,606
$41,946 - $98,187
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

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