Development Coordinator, Non-profit Organization Salary

Pay for Non-Profit Development Coordinators in the United States is very modest at just $38K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Work is enjoyable for Non-Profit Development Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (86 percent) of Non-Profit Development Coordinators who took the survey are female. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$30,384 - $49,595
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$30K
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MEDIAN: $38,235
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$12.59 - $23.30
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$30,384 - $49,595  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,010  
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
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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$29,984 - $49,552  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,353
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.59 - $23.30  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.50  
Overtime
$18.72 - $33.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,010  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
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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$29,984 - $49,552  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 342
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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 advance into the role of a Major Gifts Officer are fairly uncommon. Major Gifts Officers on average earn $61K per year. Career advancement for the typical Non-Profit Development Coordinator often leads to becoming a Director of Non-Profit Development or a Non-Profit Development Manager; median salaries in these positions are $17K higher and $7K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Development Coordinator, Non-profit Organization


Non-Profit Development Coordinators report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Grant Management, Project Management, Raiser's Edge Fundraising Software, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Donor Relations. 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.


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $37K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $41K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Non-Profit Development Coordinators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $42K. Non-Profit Development Coordinators who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $41K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,970

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

For Non-Profit Development Coordinators, Oakland provides a pay rate that is 18 percent greater than the national average. Non-Profit Development Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+12 percent), New York (+7 percent), San Diego (+7 percent), and Los Angeles (+5 percent). Portland is the lowest-paying area, 11 percent south of the national average. Workers in Philadelphia and Seattle earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (9 percent less and 2 percent less, respectively).

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
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Project Management
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Raiser's Edge Fundraising Software
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Microsoft Excel
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Event Management
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Grant Writing
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Microsoft Word
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National Average
$38,000

Fundraising
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Database Management & Reporting
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Event Planning
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Marketing Communications
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Social Media Marketing
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Donor Relations
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 267 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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