Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization Salary

For Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators, higher-than-average salaries can be found at The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, where the average employee brings in around $59K relative to the national average of $41K per year for those in this line of work. Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators will also find cushy salaries at The Nature Conservancy (+$54K), Columbia University (+$51K), and University of Washington (UW) (+$43K). The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$30,864 - $57,274
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$41K
$57K
MEDIAN: $41,150
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$12.30 - $24.50
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$0$57K
Salary $30,864 - $57,274
Bonus $0.00 - $2,953
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $2,959
Commission $8,942
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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$29,425 - $55,912
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 4,928
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $12.30 - $24.50
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $16.28 - $36.12
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $0.00 - $2,953
Commission $8,942
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $2,959
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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$29,425 - $55,912
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,114

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Job Description for Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization

Program coordinators in a non-profit organization (NPO) are often the face of a particular social service, charity, or foundation's project. They can run a certain segment or branch of the organization, and they usually work with the population that the non-profit serves, volunteers and subordinates, and the board of directors of the non-profit. They often collaborate with other departments in order to effectively serve the population and to serve the non-profit's mission.

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Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization Tasks

  • Manage administration of Non-Profit program.
  • Promote Non-Profit organization within the community.
  • Oversees program staff/volunteers.

Common Career Paths for Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization


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At the upper end, Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators who move into an Executive Director role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Executive Directors is a much higher $75K per year. Non-Profit Program Managers or Non-Profit Executive Directors are common next-step roles for Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators moving up in their careers; annual pay for Non-Profit Program Managers is $5K higher on average, and it's $20K higher for Non-Profit Executive Directors.

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Popular Skills for Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Program Management, Counseling, and Project Coordinating are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Organizing, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Office. For most people, competency in Program Management indicates knowledge of Event Planning and Microsoft Office.

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

Pay by Experience for a Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization has a positive trend. An entry-level Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 4,260 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Program Coordinator, 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 $41,000 based on 1,768 salaries. An experienced Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 968 salaries. A Program Coordinator, 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 $46,000 based on 314 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,925

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

With a pay rate for Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators that is 15 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in New York (+15 percent), Washington (+13 percent), Boston (+6 percent), and Baltimore (+5 percent). Portland is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 12 percent. Workers in Denver and Philadelphia earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (6 percent less and 1 percent less, respectively).

Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization Reviews

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

Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization in Charlotte:
"Different every day."
Pros: There is always something new to do and learn. Flexible scheduling at times when needed. Great boss.
Cons: The many different hats that I "wear". The stress level can be overwhelming at times.

Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization in Sewanee:
"Steadily good."
Pros: Working with students, organizational development, travel, social justice focus.
Cons: Management, organization's direction.

Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization in Detroit:
"I enjoy providing resources to families in our community."
Pros: The people I serve and the people I work with. Its not far from my house.
Cons: Pay increase.

Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization in Bowdon:
"Good."
Pros: It is fun and enjoyable to help kids grow.
Cons: The hours seem to be typically longer.

Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization in Stuart:
"Oversee arts literacy program."
Pros: Working with people, choosing art projects, flexible schedule.
Cons: Low pay.

Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization in Boston:
"The people."
Pros: The organizational culture is great, the work life balance is well maintained, the flexibility is great, the work is directly related to our mission.
Cons: I don't believe I'm being compensated for the work I'm doing.

Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization in Atlanta:
"Great job."
Pros: Colleagues and networking.
Cons: Travel can be challenging.

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Key Stats for Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1293 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

▲16%

▲6%

▲3%

National Average
$40,000

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Skills That Affect Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1293 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 18%
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