Average Salary for Save The Children Employees

The average employee at Save The Children takes home $48K annually. Save The Children paychecks are largely negotiated based on how long you've been working, though what you do at the company and where you live are also considered. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $61K per year. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $46K annually. The largest fraction of Save The Children people (41 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn approximately $62K per year on average.


Associate Directors of Non-Profit Organizations are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $63K annually on average; Office Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to about $52K, followed by Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators earning $46K and Finance Managers making approximately $41K. With salaries averaging $23K, Head Teachers are among the lowest paid at Save The Children.


Residents of Lexington, Ky. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $91K per year; other top-paying cities include Fairfield, Conn. (about $71K) and Washington, DC ($56K). Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $91K annually) in Kentucky.

Certifications and Degrees

At Save The Children, employees who hold a Master of Public Administration (MPA) receive the highest salaries at about $83K.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Financial Analysis; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $158K per year. Fundraising is a popular skill in the Save The Children workforce; a little less than one-fifth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Key skills also include Project Management, Grant Management, and Strategic Marketing.


Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at Save The Children can sometimes lack paid time off; half of respondents get paid vacation days, and a quarter of employees receive paid sick leave. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Save The Children, including a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. A solid majority of employees report having health insurance, and the larger part of workers report having dental coverage. Perks also include 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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$21,141 - $85,715
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1-4 years
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
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