Foundation Program Officers in the United States pull down an average of $61K per year. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by geography, followed by the company and years of experience. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Foundation Program Officers making up 73 percent. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$43,429 - $104,369
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$43K
$61K
$100K
MEDIAN: $60,978
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$14.79 - $40.55
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$15
$27
$41
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,429 - $104,369  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,243  
Total Pay (?
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$43,113 - $106,236  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 393
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $40.55  
   
Overtime
$26.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,243  
   
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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$43,113 - $106,236  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Job Description for Program Officer, Foundation

Program officers for foundations are responsible for all aspects of the evaluation and distribution of their foundation's grants. Foundations are involved in many financial activities, such as scholarship and grant funding; program officers are heavily involved in these activities, evaluating scholarship applications and/or grant proposals.

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Program Officer, Foundation Tasks

  • Follow up and assess funded initiatives.
  • Support program research and overall grant administration for a non-profit foundation.
  • Market and manage outreach efforts for special programs.
  • Manage grant-related correspondence and records.

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Popular Skills for Program Officer, Foundation


Survey results suggest that Foundation Program Officers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Grant Management, Research Analysis, Project Management, and Program Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Marketing Communications as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Oral / Verbal Communication and Budget Management also typically command lower compensation. Those proficient in Grant Management are, more often than not, also skilled in Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Program Officer, Foundation

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


Foundation Program Officers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $55K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $67K. Foundation Program Officers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $83K. Veteran professionals who boast more than 20 years of relevant experience enjoy plum median salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $101K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,987

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

With a pay rate for Foundation Program Officers that is 105 percent greater than the national average, Palo Alto offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Foundation Program Officers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+25 percent), Seattle (+17 percent), Los Angeles (+15 percent), and Denver (+13 percent). Philadelphia is the lowest-paying area, 17 percent south of the national average. Employers in Chicago and Portland also lean toward paying below-median salaries (12 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Program Officer, Foundation Salaries




National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Program Officer, Foundation Salaries


Research Analysis
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National Average
$61,000

Project Management
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Program Management
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Budget Management
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Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 30%

Marketing Communications
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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