A Program Assistant, Non-Profit Organization earns an average salary of $38,264 per year. Experience does not have a big impact on this job’s salary. A skill in Online Research is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$28,592 - $48,560
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$49K
MEDIAN: $38,263
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$10.99 - $21.50
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,592 - $48,560  
   
Bonus
$197.27 - $5,068  
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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$25,206 - $48,069  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 491
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.99 - $21.50  
   
Overtime
$15.95 - $37.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$197.27 - $5,068  
   
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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$25,206 - $48,069  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 293
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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

  • Prepares and documents official reports.
  • Assists in research and decision-making processes essential to the organization.
  • 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.

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

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,705

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Program Assistant, Non-Profit Organization Reviews

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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Experience Affects Program Assistant, Non-Profit Organization Salaries




National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Program Assistant, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

Online Research
up arrow 12%

Research Analysis
up arrow 8%



Project Coordinating
up arrow 3%

Administration
up arrow 2%

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Data Management
0%

Program Management
0%

National Average
$36,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 3%



Scheduling
up arrow 8%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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