Average Community Organizer Salary

$40,227
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$737
Bonus
$1,505
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The average salary for a Community Organizer is $40,227.
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$30k
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$40k
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$54k
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$30k - $54k
Bonus
$200 - $2k
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$30k - $54k
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What Do Community Organizers Do?

Community Organizer Tasks
  • Organize and promote targeted public awareness campaigns.
  • Reach out to community leaders and organizations to create a support system, build rapport, and increase access to resources.
  • Give dynamic presentations to groups of all sizes.
  • Recruit, screen, and train new members of the organization.

Job Satisfaction for Community Organizer

4.1 out of 5
(61)
Highly Satisfied
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Popular Employer Salaries for Community Organizer

The top respondents for the job title Community Organizer are from the companies Planned Parenthood, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Democratic Party. Reported salaries are highest at The Sierra Club where the average pay is $47,781. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), earning around $45,000. Planned Parenthood pays the lowest at around $35,319. Democratic Party also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $39,000.

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What Are Popular Skills for Community Organizers?

Skills in Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Recruiting, Event Planning, Organizing and Community Outreach / Activism.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Community Organizers?

An entry-level Community Organizer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $37,229 based on 34 salaries. An early career Community Organizer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,825 based on 277 salaries. A mid-career Community Organizer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,748 based on 72 salaries. An experienced Community Organizer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,972 based on 27 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $58,000.
Employees with Community Organizer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 21.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (13.9% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (6.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (9.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 417 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.2%
Early Career
66.4%
Mid Career
17.3%
Experienced
6.5%
Late Career
1.7%