Program Assistant, Non-Profit Organization Salary

A Program Assistant, Non-Profit Organization earns an average salary of $38,328 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Online Research and Grant Management. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$28,505 - $48,733
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MEDIAN: $38,328
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$11.16 - $21.07
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,505 - $48,733  
   
Bonus
$154.56 - $4,848  
Total Pay (?
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$25,378 - $47,614  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 412
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.16 - $21.07  
   
Overtime
$11.51 - $34.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$154.56 - $4,848  
   
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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$25,378 - $47,614  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 266

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Job Description for Program Assistant, Non-Profit Organization

Program assistants of non-profit organizations are generally responsible for assisting the program director on a daily basis, which involves researching and analyzing the needs of not only the organization, but also its members. They must understand the goals and directions of these programs and be able to assist in research and decision-making processes to improve the organization as a whole, and maintaining reports and ensuring records are documented and maintained is also part of the job, such as for budgeting or training manuals for new members.

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Program Assistant, Non-Profit Organization Tasks

  • Uses knowledge of the needs of the organization and its members to help the program director with daily tasks.
  • Spreads awareness of organization to various entities; may involve requests for monetary support.
  • Prepares and documents official reports.
  • Assists in research and decision-making processes essential to the organization.

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

Pay by Experience for a Program Assistant, Non-Profit Organization has a positive trend. An entry-level Program Assistant, Non-Profit Organization with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 560 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Program Assistant, Non-Profit Organization with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 118 salaries. An experienced Program Assistant, Non-Profit Organization which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 61 salaries. A Program Assistant, Non-Profit Organization with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 16 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,845

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Program Assistant, Non-Profit Organization Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Program Assistant, Non-Profit Organization?

Program Assistant, Non-Profit Organization in Denver:
"The Salvation Army a Great Place to start a career."
Pros: The experience you gain working with homeless families. Providing a service that helps families stabilize and become self-sufficient.
Cons: The commute.

Program Assistant, Non-Profit Organization in Daytona Beach:
Pros: Non-profit work can be rewarding. More freedom than corporate work. Sharing knowledge with coworkers and others. Having a mission.
Cons: Chaotic work requirements. A lot of work to do for a small staff.

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Key Stats for Program Assistant, Non-Profit Organization

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 71 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Program Assistant, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

▲6%

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National Average
$36,000

▼1%

▼1%

Skills That Affect Program Assistant, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

Online Research
▲12%

Grant Management
▲12%







Office Administration
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Program Management
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National Average
$36,000




▼6%

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 16%