Chief Operating Officer, Non-Profit Organization Salary
|Salary||$58,863 - $172,236|
|Bonus||$-0.49 - $29,799|
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$57,307 - $177,909|
|Hourly Rate||$10.14 - $45.46|
|Bonus||$-0.49 - $29,799|
|Total Pay (||$57,307 - $177,909|
Job Description for Chief Operating Officer, Non-Profit Organization
A chief operating officer in a non-profit organization makes sure that an organization’s operations are running smoothly and that they coincide with the company’s mission. Since this is a high-level position, it usually requires having worked many years in the field. The chief operating officer (COO) may work under the chief executive officer to provide advisement. The COO may work with other executives on an executive team.Read More...
It is also often necessary to lead several employees and teams, so strong management skills are important. The COO will often have to determine and designate tasks. Planning is an important part of this job, and goals may be set by the COO. These goals should be checked on periodically to monitor progress. The COO may also monitor employees directly, either periodically or daily. The goals may be short-term or long-term, and they often relate to operations, financial areas, marketing, the development of the workforce, compliance to regulation and laws, technology, risks, and improvement of quality. Policies and operation methods that are not working well may be noted, and changes may be suggested by the COO. Hiring and promoting duties may be involved in this job, in order to maintain a highly efficient executive work team.
Usually, a bachelor’s or a master’s degree is needed that concentrates in the relevant field, and it is often accompanied by another degree in business management or a related field.
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Chief Operating Officer, Non-Profit Organization Tasks
- Participate in financial and business planning, review financial reports, and advise the CEO about financial decisions.
- Supervise the daily administration of the organization's offices and the operation of equipment and facilities.
- Manage the budgeting process and ensure auditing and accounting policies are followed.
- Oversee the staffing of the organization, hiring, training, employee benefits, and the retention of employees.
- Monitor internal processes, and identify and employ the most efficient methods of running the organization.
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Popular Skills for Chief Operating Officer, Non-Profit Organization
Non-Profit COOs seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Strategic Planning, Organizational Development, Senior Financial Management, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Leadership, Human Resources, and Project Management. It is often found that people who know Operations Management are also skilled in Organizational Development and Budget Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Chief Operating Officer, Non-Profit Organization
Pay by Experience for a Chief Operating Officer, Non-Profit Organization has a positive trend. An entry-level Chief Operating Officer, Non-Profit Organization with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 105 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief Operating Officer, Non-Profit Organization with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 124 salaries. An experienced Chief Operating Officer, Non-Profit Organization which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 205 salaries. A Chief Operating Officer, Non-Profit Organization with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $117,000 based on 120 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
For Non-Profit COOs, busy Boston offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 45 percent above the national average. Non-Profit COOs can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Minneapolis (+44 percent), Chicago (+42 percent), New York (+21 percent), and Los Angeles (+21 percent). Non-Profit COOs in Dallas take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 27 percent less than the national average. Employers pay around 20 percent less in Indianapolis and 14 percent less in Phoenix, below-median salaries for those in this field.
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