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Development Coordinator, Non-profit Organization Salary

Pay for Non-Profit Development Coordinators in the United States is very modest at just $38K per year. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to approximately one-half. The majority of Non-Profit Development Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (87 percent) of Non-Profit Development Coordinators who took the survey are female. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
$29,891 - $49,358
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MEDIAN: $37,660
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$0$17K$34K$51K
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$29,891 - $49,358  
   
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$0.00 - $2,001  
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$29,390 - $49,273  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,145
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$12.37 - $23.01  
   
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$15.89 - $33.83  
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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$29,390 - $49,273  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 285
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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.

Common Career Paths for Development Coordinator, Non-profit Organization


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Non-Profit Development Coordinators who transition into an upper level Director of Fundraising Development role may receive a large increase in pay as the position pays an average $60K per year. It is quite typical for Non-Profit Development Coordinators to transition into roles as Directors of Non-Profit Development or Non-Profit Development Managers, where reported median earnings are $16K and $7K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Development Coordinator, Non-profit Organization


Survey results imply that Non-Profit Development Coordinators deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Grant Management, Project Management, and Grant Writing are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 6 percent. Most people skilled in Event Planning are similarly competent in 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 $40K. Non-Profit Development Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $41K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $40K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 12 percent, Non-Profit Development Coordinators in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Non-Profit Development Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+10 percent), New York (+8 percent), Atlanta (+8 percent), and Washington (+6 percent). Portland ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 9 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Philadelphia (9 percent less) and Denver (6 percent less).

Development Coordinator, Non-profit Organization Reviews

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
$37,000


Skills That Affect Development Coordinator, Non-profit Organization Salaries


Grant Management
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Grant Writing
up arrow 2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

Event Management
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Fundraising
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Database Management & Reporting
0%

Marketing Communications
0%

National Average
$37,000

Event Planning
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 331 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 14%