Average Salary for Save The Children Employees

The median income for Save The Children employees is $49K annually. How long you've been working plays the largest role in compensation at Save The Children, but geography and your role at the company affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $47K per year. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $61K annually. Overall, the greater share of Save The Children folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $70K per year.


Residents of New York, N.Y. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $93K annually; other top-paying cities include Fairfield, Conn. ($84K) and Washington, DC (approximately $56K). Within the firm, employees working in New York take home the most — $93K per year on average.


Office Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $52K annually — though Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators and Head Teachers also do fairly well at about $46K and around $23K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

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


Employees who count Strategic Marketing among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $84K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Save The Children is Project Management, with about a fourth considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to know Fundraising, Grant Writing, and Event Management.


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; 45 percent get paid vacation days, and one in four survey participants receive paid sick leave. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Save The Children provides health insurance to a strong majority of workers, and a majority of employees do receive dental coverage. Advantages of working here 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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$20,713 - $80,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
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