Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization Salary

Though nationally Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators make an average $41K annually, those in this field can find the most generous pay at The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, where the average salary is around $59K. Soaring salaries can also be found at The Nature Conservancy, Columbia University, and University of Washington (UW), where earnings of $54K, $51K, or $43K are standard for Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,891 - $56,643
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$41K
$57K
MEDIAN: $40,965
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$12.21 - $24.21
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MEDIAN: $16.93
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$0$56K
Salary $30,891 - $56,643
Bonus $0.00 - $2,966
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $2,553
Commission $8,050
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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$29,367 - $55,412
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 4,674
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $12.21 - $24.21
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $15.45 - $35.85
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $0.00 - $2,966
Commission $8,050
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $2,553
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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$29,367 - $55,412
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,979

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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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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 $75K 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 $20K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization


Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators report using a large range of skills on the job. 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. 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

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: $39,717

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

Home to some of the best pay for Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 15 percent above the national average. Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+15 percent), Washington (+13 percent), Boston (+6 percent), and Baltimore (+5 percent). Portland is the lowest-paying area, 12 percent south of the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Denver and Philadelphia (6 percent lower and 1 percent lower, 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
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1150 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

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▲7%

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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 1150 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

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: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 17%
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