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Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization Salary

Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators usually earn approximately $39K annually in the United States, but Columbia University offers a significantly higher median of $52K. Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators will also find cushy salaries at University of Minnesota (+$44K), University of Washington (UW) (+$43K), and Habitat For Humanity (+$39K). The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$29,179 - $52,788
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$53K
MEDIAN: $38,756
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$11.46 - $23.03
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$11
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,179 - $52,788  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,956  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,055  
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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$27,439 - $52,059  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 5,226
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.46 - $23.03  
   
Overtime
$1.70 - $34.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,956  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,055  
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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$27,439 - $52,059  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,927

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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 who transition into an Executive Director role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $73K per year. When Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Non-Profit Program Managers or Non-Profit Executive Directors. Those roles pay an additional $6K and $22K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization


Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Counseling, Data Management, and Project Coordinating are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Word and Windows Operating System General Use. Those educated in Program Management tend to be well versed in Event Planning and Microsoft Office.

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

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


For many Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $36K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $40K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators make a median salary of $42K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $45K.

Pay Difference by Location


San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators, 15 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), Baltimore (+9 percent), and Boston (+8 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Minneapolis, 13 percent below the national average. Employers in Denver and Portland also lean toward paying below-median salaries (4 percent lower and 3 percent lower, 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 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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Data Management
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Project Coordinating
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Program 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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Organizing
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Training
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Case Management
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1608 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
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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