Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization Salary

Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators in search of top-notch pay will find it at Columbia University, where the median salary of $52K trumps the $39K annually-national average for those in this profession. Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators will also find cushy salaries at University of Minnesota (+$44K), University of Washington (UW) (+$43K), and Institute of International Education (+$40K). The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,313 - $52,845

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$11.55 - $23.10

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,313 - $52,845  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,974  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,973  
Total Pay (?
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$27,691 - $52,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 5,409
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.55 - $23.10  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.79  
Overtime
$1.67 - $34.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,974  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,973  
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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$27,691 - $52,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,987
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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

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

Common Career Paths for Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization


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Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Executive Director. The latter position pays an average of $73K annually. Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Non-Profit Program Managers or Non-Profit Executive Directors. The median paychecks in those roles are $5K higher and $21K higher, respectively.

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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, Counseling, Data Management, and Organizational Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Word, Windows Operating System General Use, and Organizing. Those proficient in Program Management are, more often than not, also skilled in Event Planning and Microsoft Office.

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

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For many Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $36K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $40K. Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $42K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $45K.

Pay Difference by Location


San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators, 14 percent higher than the national average. Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+12 percent), Dallas (+10 percent), Washington (+8 percent), and Baltimore (+8 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 12 percent south of the national average, can be found in Minneapolis. Workers in Portland and Austin earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (5 percent less and 3 percent less, respectively).

Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization Reviews

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

Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization in Richmond:
"Program Coordinator for 95 students."
Pros: I like the culture and atmosphere if the job. I love helping the students with their career, academic and personal goals. I also love the perks.
Cons: Its a small staff so sometimes the workload can be overwhelming. I feel like there is no room for growth for me. Sometimes I feel that the staff lacks in trusting me.

Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization in Kenosha:
"Doing God's Work."
Pros: Helping to guide and support people as they work through the painful aftermath of the worst experience of their lives.
Cons: Not having the time to help more people or give as much attention to the administration of the program.

Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization in Vail:
"Great environment, meaningful work, laughable employee pay."
Pros: I love working on a program that I care about that is stimulating. I know the harder I work, the more good I can do to help my community and the environment. I also greatly value the relationships and work environment within my department at this position.
Cons: My organization shows little to no interest in investing in its human capital. The phrase "everyone is replaceable" has actually been said out loud to me.

Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization in Boston:
"Manage Data And Projects Not People."
Pros: I change the lives of my students and increase the impact of my organization.
Cons: Long hours, and emotionally exhausting.

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Experience Affects Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization Salaries


Counseling
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Program Management
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Project Coordinating
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Data Management
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Organizational Development
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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$38,000

Event Planning
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Microsoft Office
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Organizing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1458 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 19%
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