Average Salary for Save The Children Employees

Save The Children pays its employees $48K annually on average. Your role at the company plays the largest role in compensation at Save The Children, but how long you've been working and where you live affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Associate Directors of Non-Profit Organizations are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $63K per year; Office Managers, Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators, and Finance Managers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $52K, $46K, and around $41K, respectively. Head Teachers at Save The Children do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($23K on average) at the company.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $66K annually. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $46K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Save The Children employees (44 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn around $62K annually on average.


Residents of Lexington, Ky. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $91K per year; other top-paying cities include Fairfield, Conn. (approximately $72K) and Washington, DC ($55K). Across Save The Children's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Kentucky earn the most, taking home about $91K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those with a Master of Public Administration (MPA) at Save The Children come out on top, and their salaries approach $83K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Financial Analysis; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $158K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Fundraising; close to a fifth deem it necessary for work. Project Management, Grant Management, and Strategic Marketing are also desirable skills.


Save The Children's employees who participated in the survey are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Save The Children workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Paid vacation days are a given for a little more than half of workers, but Save The Children rewards only a quarter of respondents with paid sick leave. A solid majority of respondents report having health insurance, and a majority of respondents report having dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, life insurance, and a company cell phone.

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Key Stats for Save The Children


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16 %
$20,859 - $84,285

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
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