It's impossible to make it big as a Non-Profit Development Coordinators in the United States; the average employee scrapes together only around $39K per year. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-half. Women account for the majority of Non-Profit Development Coordinators who took the survey — 87 percent to be exact. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$30,386 - $50,137
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$30K
$39K
$50K
MEDIAN: $38,568
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$13.18 - $23.87
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$30,386 - $50,137  
   
Bonus
$251.68 - $5,034  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$30,171 - $50,235  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 803
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.18 - $23.87  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.50  
Overtime
$20.15 - $35.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$251.68 - $5,034  
   
Total Pay (?
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).
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$30,171 - $50,235  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 229
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Job Description for Development Coordinator, Non-profit Organization

The development coordinator of a nonprofit organization has numerous responsibilities related to organizational fundraising. They are the point person for planning and executing events, keeping track of money, and coordinating volunteers and interns. The coordinator manages meetings, work groups, and staff meetings as well. They generate email lists to contact vendors and volunteers for nonprofit events and news, and they process and track bills related to events; the coordinator may be asked to create an accounts payable if requested by their manager. A coordinator also keeps track of all charitable gifts to the nonprofit and creates reports that are kept in a fundraising database and presented to funders as requested.

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Development Coordinator, Non-profit Organization Tasks

  • Recruit, schedule, and ensure a positive experience for volunteers.
  • Coordinate identification and relationship building with key donors and groups.
  • Organize capital campaign strategy and execution, setting communication and funding goals.
  • Develop marketing materials and plan events to generate funding.

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Non-Profit Development Coordinators' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Major Gifts Officer. The average Major Gifts Officer brings home $62K per year. The most common next step for a Non-Profit Development Coordinator is to become a Director of Non-Profit Development or a Non-Profit Development Manager. The former position pays an additional $17K per year on average, and the latter position pays $7K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Development Coordinator, Non-profit Organization


Non-Profit Development Coordinators seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Office, Project Management, Grant Management, and Raiser's Edge Fundraising Software are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 10 percent. For most people, competency in Event Planning indicates knowledge of Database Management & Reporting.

Pay by Experience Level for Development Coordinator, Non-profit Organization

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average beginner in this position makes around $37K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $41K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $44K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $41K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,254

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Non-Profit Development Coordinators, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Non-Profit Development Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in New York (+9 percent), Los Angeles (+9 percent), Washington (+6 percent), and Chicago (+6 percent). Pittsburgh is the lowest-paying area, 15 percent south of the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Charlotte and Cincinnati (11 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

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What is it like working as a Development Coordinator, Non-profit Organization?

Development Coordinator, Non-profit Organization in Bozeman:
"Perks and Pitfalls of Development."
Pros: I love that my job allows me to interact with a multitude of people. You have the opportunity to build long lasting relationships with many people and are able to build strong connections. It is not a traditional 9:00-5:00 desk job as you get the opportunity to travel a lot.
Cons: The hardest part of the job is that you are expected to work and be on call at all times. Many time I will be working a football game all day Saturday just to turn around that same night and work and organize a banquet. My work week leans more to 50 hours a week.

Development Coordinator, Non-profit Organization in Chicago:
"Development Coordinators Wear Many Hats."
Pros: I am able to be creative in my thinking. I help people to avoid poverty and exit poverty. I get to work with other like-minded persons.
Cons: I don't have someone to give me specific directions. I have to keep board members happy or happier than my boss. My job involves many different aspects.

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Experience Affects Development Coordinator, Non-profit Organization Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Development Coordinator, Non-profit Organization Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

Grant Management
up arrow 4%

Raiser's Edge Fundraising Software
up arrow 2%

Event Management
up arrow 2%

Database Management & Reporting
0%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
0%

National Average
$38,000

Donor Relations
up arrow 1%

Grant Writing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Fundraising
up arrow 2%

Event Planning
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 2%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 124 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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