$64,099
Avg. Salary
$24.98
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,032

Bonus

$4,898

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Program Officer, Foundation is $24.98 per hour.

The average pay for a Program Officer, Foundation is $64,099 per year.

$12.60
10%
$24.98
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$63.34
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MEDIAN $24.98
$45k
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$64k
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$107k
90%
MEDIAN $64,099
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MEDIAN: $64,099
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$0$109K
Salary $45,058 - $106,809
Bonus $0.00 - $9,895
Profit Sharing $4,898
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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$44,667 - $109,454
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 681
Hourly Data $0$63
Hourly Rate $12.60 - $63.34
Overtime $13.50
Annual Data $0$109K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,895
Profit Sharing $4,898
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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$44,667 - $109,454
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

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

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Popular Skills for Program Officer, Foundation


Survey results imply that Foundation Program Officers put a diverse skill set 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 familiar with Grant Management also tend to know Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Program Officer, Foundation

Pay by Experience for a Program Officer, Foundation has a positive trend. An entry-level Program Officer, Foundation with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 217 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Program Officer, Foundation with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 155 salaries. An experienced Program Officer, Foundation which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 83 salaries. A Program Officer, Foundation with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,210

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

For Foundation Program Officers, working in the bustling city of Palo Alto has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Foundation Program Officers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+32 percent), San Francisco (+25 percent), Los Angeles (+14 percent), and Denver (+10 percent). Foundation Program Officers in Chicago report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 28 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Philadelphia and Portland (19 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

Program Officer, Foundation Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Program Officer, Foundation?

Program Officer, Foundation in San Diego:
"The philanthropy business can be rewarding."
Pros: Ability to help so many deserving students in our community
Cons: Not many opportunities to advance

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Key Stats for Program Officer, Foundation

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Program Officer, Foundation Salaries

▲53%

▲27%

▲4%

National Average
$64,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Program Officer, Foundation Salaries


National Average
$64,000

Project Management
▼3%



Budget Management
▼19%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼34%

Marketing Communications
▼40%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 6%