Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization Salary

For Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators, higher-than-average salaries can be found at Columbia University, where the average employee brings in around $52K relative to the national average of $39K annually for those in this line of work. University of Minnesota, University of Washington (UW), and Habitat For Humanity are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators earning around $44K, $43K, or $39K at each firm, respectively. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$29,143 - $52,989
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$29K
$39K
$53K
MEDIAN: $38,687
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$11.40 - $22.92
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$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,143 - $52,989  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,944  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,500  
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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$27,332 - $52,164  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 5,156
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.40 - $22.92  
   
Overtime
$1.91 - $34.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,944  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,500  
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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$27,332 - $52,164  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,923

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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 go on to become Executive Directors may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Executive Directors is $74K annually. 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 $6K higher on average, and it's $22K higher for Non-Profit Executive Directors.

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Popular Skills for Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization


Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Counseling, Data Management, and Project Coordinating are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 7 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Windows Operating System General Use, and Case Management. Most people experienced in Program Management also know 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 Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. 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. 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 offers some of the highest pay in the country for Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators, 15 percent above the national average. Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+12 percent), Baltimore (+9 percent), Boston (+9 percent), and Washington (+9 percent). Minneapolis is the lowest-paying area, 12 percent south of the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Denver and Austin (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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Organizational Development
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Program Management
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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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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 1678 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: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 19%