Senior Program Officer Salary (United States)

A Senior Program Officer earns an average salary of $76,133 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Project Management and Grant Management. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Senior Program Officer Salary (?
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$48,046 - $152,778
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$47,084 - $158,379  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 158
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Job Description for Senior Program Officer

Senior program officers are typically responsible for a variety of high-level organizational and strategic planning efforts. Management of diverse program portfolios, as well as strong communication and collaboration skills, are essential for this position. Senior program officers build program capacity requirements, develop grantees and key partners, plan organizational events, develop relevant knowledge within the organization, and provide support for other officers and program directors. These officers generally work alongside other senior program officers, project managers, department managers, and directors in the organization. They must use outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills to interact with all levels of staff to perform all program responsibilities.
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Senior Program Officer Tasks
  • Manage grant administration and investor/donor process.
  • Develop and manage program objectives and strategies based on research, field reports and organization-wide initiatives.
  • Supervise program's operations regarding its project portfolio.
  • Responsible for a program with a specific purpose such as a addressing a targeted social issue (e.g. poverty, homelessness, sexual orientation) or organizational function (e.g. fundraising, security) of a non-profit organization or government agency.
  • Document, distribute and disseminate program findings to headquarters and other branches of the organization.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Program Officer

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

Pay Difference By Location

Seattle
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New York
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National Average
$76,000
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Experience Affects Senior Program Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 68%
Experienced
up arrow 19%
National Average
$76,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Skills That Affect Senior Program Officer Salaries

Project Management
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Grant Management
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National Average
$76,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
75%
female alumni
 
Male
25%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 6%
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