Development Coordinator, Non-profit Organization Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Non-Profit Development Coordinators in the United States; the average employee scrapes together only around $38K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-half. Women make up the vast majority of Non-Profit Development Coordinators (87 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Job satisfaction for Non-Profit Development Coordinators is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$30,187 - $49,390
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$30K
$38K
$49K
MEDIAN: $38,071
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$12.35 - $23.60
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$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$30,187 - $49,390  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,968  
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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$29,641 - $49,471  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,224
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.35 - $23.60  
   
Overtime
$17.11 - $34.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,968  
   
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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$29,641 - $49,471  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 307
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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 sometimes assume positions such as Major Gifts Officers. That role pays $61K per year on average. 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 $16K 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


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Grant Management, Microsoft Excel, Event Management, and Raiser's Edge Fundraising Software are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 4 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Social Media Marketing. Those educated in Event Planning tend to be well versed 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.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $37K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $40K. On average, Non-Profit Development Coordinators make $42K following one to two decades on the job. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $41K.

Pay Difference by Location


Non-Profit Development Coordinators in Oakland, San Francisco, and San Diego — all located in California — not only make more than the national average for those in this profession but represent the highest-paid cities in the country for Non-Profit Development Coordinators. Philadelphia is the lowest-paying area, 10 percent south of the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Portland (9 percent lower) and Seattle (4 percent lower).

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
$38,000


Skills That Affect Development Coordinator, Non-profit Organization Salaries

Grant Management
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Event Management
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Raiser's Edge Fundraising Software
up arrow 2%

Grant Writing
up arrow 1%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
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National Average
$38,000

Fundraising
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Database Management & Reporting
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Event Planning
up arrow 1%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 2%

Social Media Marketing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 286 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 14%
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