Program Administrator, Non-Profit Organization Salary

Non-Profit Organization Program Administrators in the United States take home an average $48K per year. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of Non-Profit Organization Program Administrators claim high levels of job satisfaction. Female Non-Profit Organization Program Administrators far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$32,786 - $67,344
(Median)
$33K
$48K
$67K
MEDIAN: $47,674
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$13.26 - $25.82
(Median)
$13
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,786 - $67,344  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
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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$30,906 - $66,651  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 429
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.26 - $25.82  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $46.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
   
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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$30,906 - $66,651  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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Job Description for Program Administrator, Non-Profit Organization

Non-profit organization (NPO) program administrators serve a middle management position in organizing and leading teams in various functions such as collecting donations, planning fundraisers, planning and completing missions and various other functions that NPO's perform. They usually report to program managers, and they usually work a standard Monday through Friday work week in an office environment. Since they work hands-on with their company's events and functions, they may also work after hours or on weekends during a program event.

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Program Administrator, Non-Profit Organization Tasks

  • Plan and direct the administrative portion of the non-profit program.
  • Assist in training and management of staff and volunteers.

Common Career Paths for Program Administrator, Non-Profit Organization


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For Non-Profit Organization Program Administrators, progressing to an Executive Director role may result in a significant raise. On average, an Executive Director can earn $74K annually. Becoming a Non-Profit Program Manager is, more often than not, the most common role that Non-Profit Organization Program Administrators move into when they're ready for the next step in their career. A median salary for a Non-Profit Program Manager is $44K. Another frequent advance is for Non-Profit Organization Program Administrators to assume a Non-Profit Executive Director role; in this role, workers often take home $60K.

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Popular Skills for Program Administrator, Non-Profit Organization


Non-Profit Organization Program Administrators report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Budget Management, Database Management & Reporting, Program Management, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Office Administration, Event Planning, and Customer Service. Most people familiar with Program Management also know Budget Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Program Administrator, Non-Profit Organization

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


Non-Profit Organization Program Administrators do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $41K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $50K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $51K in this role. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $53K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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What is it like working as a Program Administrator, Non-Profit Organization?

Program Administrator, Non-Profit Organization in Tyler:
"Flexibility Is Priceless."
Pros: I love how laid back the office environment is. There is no problem with me making my own schedule or taking time off with short notice.
Cons: Not being able to help everyone because of grant requirements.

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Experience Affects Program Administrator, Non-Profit Organization Salaries




National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Program Administrator, Non-Profit Organization Salaries


Database Management & Reporting
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Program Management
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Project Management
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National Average
$45,000

Strategic Marketing
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Grant Management
up arrow 5%

Marketing Communications
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Customer Service
up arrow 7%

Event Planning
up arrow 13%

Office Administration
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 115 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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