Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for volunteer coordinators in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 5,929 volunteer coordinators currently employed in the United States.
  • 75.1% of all volunteer coordinators are women, while 24.9% are men.
  • The average age of an employed volunteer coordinator is 43 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of volunteer coordinators is White (55.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (18.2%), Black or African American (11.6%) and Asian (7.0%).
  • In 2021, women earned 95% of what men earned.
  • 11% of all volunteer coordinators are LGBT.
  • Volunteer coordinators are 61% more likely to work at private companies in comparison to education companies.

Volunteer Coordinator Statistics By Gender

75.1% of volunteer coordinators are women and 24.9% of volunteer coordinators are men.

  • Female, 75.1%
  • Male, 24.9%

Volunteer Coordinators By Gender

GenderPercentages
Female75.1%
Male24.9%

Gender Pay Gap For Volunteer Coordinator

Women Earn 95¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$43,876
female-income
Female Income
$41,574

Volunteer Coordinator Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the volunteer coordinator position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021

Volunteer Coordinator Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201027.03%72.97%
201122.99%77.01%
201224.97%75.03%
201327.34%72.66%
201423.15%76.85%
201521.93%78.07%
201625.35%74.65%
201725.57%74.43%
201823.47%76.53%
201924.91%75.09%
202024.61%75.39%
202124.85%75.15%

Volunteer Coordinator Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, public health worker and rehabilitation engineer have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Breastfeeding Educator2%98%
Certified Lactation Counselor3%97%
Lactation Specialist5%95%
Volunteer Coordinator25%75%
Donation Worker70%30%
Rehabilitation Engineer70%30%
Public Health Worker81%19%

Volunteer Coordinator Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among volunteer coordinators is White, which makes up 55.8% of all volunteer coordinators. Comparatively, there are 18.2% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.6% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

  • White, 55.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 18.2%
  • Black or African American, 11.6%
  • Asian, 7.0%
  • Unknown, 5.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 2.2%

Volunteer Coordinator Race

Volunteer Coordinator RacePercentages
White55.8%
Hispanic or Latino18.2%
Black or African American11.6%
Asian7.0%
Unknown5.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native2.2%

Volunteer Coordinator Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among volunteer coordinators.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Volunteer Coordinator Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201060.52%15.70%5.96%14.21%
201162.05%14.97%5.75%13.51%
201260.12%13.17%5.43%15.09%
201358.42%14.53%6.25%15.00%
201461.80%11.63%6.60%15.56%
201560.48%13.66%5.56%15.02%
201660.19%13.43%6.27%15.37%
201758.47%13.28%5.83%16.96%
201858.70%11.39%6.63%18.31%
201958.73%12.51%6.38%17.66%
202055.70%11.99%6.11%18.72%
202155.84%11.60%7.01%18.22%

Volunteer Coordinator Wage Gap By Race

Asian volunteer coordinators have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american volunteer coordinators have the lowest average salary at $42,267.
$48,000
$47,000
$46,000
$45,000
$44,000
$43,000
$42,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$43,831
White$43,068
Black or African American$42,267
Asian$46,337
Hispanic or Latino$43,981

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Average Age of a Volunteer Coordinator

We determined the average age of volunteer coordinators based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Volunteer Coordinator Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Black or African American41.546
Unknown40.540
Asian40.538
Hispanic or Latino3837
White4644
American Indian and Alaska Native48.5

Volunteer Coordinator Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of volunteer coordinator employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of volunteer coordinators is 40+ years old, which represents 58% of the population.

40+ years

30-40 years

20-30 years


Volunteer Coordinator Age

Volunteer Coordinator YearsPercentages
40+ years58%
30-40 years25%
20-30 years17%

Types of Volunteer Coordinator Degree Levels

The most common degree for volunteer coordinators is bachelor's degree 69% of volunteer coordinators earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 12% and rounding it off is master's degree with 11%.

  • Bachelors, 69%
  • Associate, 12%
  • Masters, 11%
  • High School Diploma, 4%
  • Other Degrees, 4%

Volunteer Coordinators By Education

Volunteer Coordinator DegreePercentages
Bachelors69%
Associate12%
Masters11%
High School Diploma4%
Other Degrees4%

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Volunteer Coordinator Wage Gap By Education

Volunteer coordinators with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $49,439 annually. With a Bachelors degree, volunteer coordinators earn a median annual income of $44,279 compared to $38,451 for volunteer coordinators with an Associate degree.
$51,000
$48,000
$45,000
$42,000
$39,000
$36,000
High School Diploma or Less
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
EducationSalary
High School Diploma or Less$38,140
Master's Degree$49,439
Bachelor's Degree$44,279
Some College/ Associate Degree$38,451

Volunteer Coordinator Employment Statistics

This section highlights information about where volunteer coordinators work. We found most volunteer coordinators work for a private company. In addition, the industry that employs the most volunteer coordinators is the non profits industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire volunteer coordinators.

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Volunteer Coordinator Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees14%
50 - 100 employees24%
100 - 500 employees27%
500 - 1,000 employees9%
1,000 - 10,000 employees17%
> 10,000 employees9%

The Types Of Companies Volunteer Coordinator Work In

Employees with the volunteer coordinator job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most volunteer coordinators prefer to work at private companies over education companies.

Education

Public

Private

Government

Volunteer Coordinator Jobs By Sector

Company TypePercentages
Education17%
Public5%
Private61%
Government17%

Top Industries Hiring Volunteer Coordinators

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ volunteer coordinators. Those industries include non profits, health care and professional.

Non Profits

Health Care

Professional

Education

Government

Volunteer Coordinator Turnover And Employment Statistics

Volunteer Coordinator Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of volunteer coordinators changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Volunteer Coordinator Unemployment Rate By Year

YearVolunteer Coordinator Unemployment Rate
20107.13%
20117.37%
20127.31%
20136.59%
20145.50%
20153.99%
20163.87%
20173.26%
20182.50%
20192.81%
20204.13%
20213.99%

The Average Number of Years That Volunteer Coordinator Stay in a Job

By looking over 18,156 volunteer coordinators resumes, we figured out that the average volunteer coordinator enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 36%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Volunteer Coordinator Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year28%
1-2 years36%
3-4 years12%
5-7 years12%
8-10 years5%
11+ years7%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Volunteer Coordinators with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to volunteer coordinators.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
HIV Counselor8.96%34,058
Adult Probation Officer9.50%56,961
Graduate Advisor10.75%40,996
Race Relations Adviser11.25%22,090
Volunteer Coordinator11.48%-
Behavioral Health Professional15.06%157,931
Correctional Counselor/Case Manager15.06%49,605

Volunteer Coordinator LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
HIV Counselor8.96%34,058
Adult Probation Officer9.50%56,961
Graduate Advisor10.75%40,996
Race Relations Adviser11.25%22,090
Behavioral Health Professional15.06%157,931
Correctional Counselor/Case Manager15.06%49,605

Foreign Languages Spoken By Volunteer Coordinators

The most common foreign language among volunteer coordinators is Spanish at 56.3%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 12.0% and Chinese is the third-most popular at 4.4%.

  • Spanish, 56.3%
  • French, 12.0%
  • Chinese, 4.4%
  • Mandarin, 3.8%
  • German, 3.4%
  • Other, 20.1%

Volunteer Coordinator Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish56.3%
French12.0%
Chinese4.4%
Mandarin3.8%
German3.4%
Other20.1%

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Volunteer Coordinator Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a volunteer coordinator can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of volunteer coordinators is $45,112. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Volunteer Coordinators Earn The Most?

Volunteer coordinators earn the most in Connecticut, where the average volunteer coordinator salary is $51,233. The map here shows where volunteer coordinators earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Which State Has The Most Volunteer Coordinators?

By looking through more than 18,156 resumes, we found that the most popular places for volunteer coordinators are New York, NY and Chicago, IL.

Number of Volunteer Coordinators

Number Of Volunteer Coordinator Jobs By State

RankStateNumber of JobsAverage Salary
1California1,316$46,231
2Florida865$37,512
3Texas829$39,391
4New York751$46,982
5Massachusetts646$49,213
6Illinois603$38,491
7Alabama574$30,861
8Georgia573$31,348
9Pennsylvania547$42,023
10Virginia535$35,628
11Kansas491$29,381
12North Carolina445$31,202
13Ohio411$36,189
14Washington410$40,424
15Oklahoma391$29,428
16Maryland385$39,972
17South Carolina358$34,267
18New Jersey353$43,045
19Arizona329$39,429
20Tennessee325$30,835
21Colorado322$34,017
22Wisconsin314$42,865
23Minnesota301$38,557
24Nevada295$34,933
25Michigan289$34,577
26Indiana288$27,261
27New Mexico282$37,018
28West Virginia244$35,203
29Missouri209$30,404
30Maine204$38,919
31Idaho200$37,298
32Rhode Island197$47,147
33Connecticut195$51,233
34Oregon187$42,806
35Delaware178$40,208
36Kentucky158$28,707
37Utah156$34,625
38Vermont152$40,566
39Iowa152$28,853
40Louisiana147$27,705
41Arkansas139$27,576
42District of Columbia137$48,494
43North Dakota120$46,720
44South Dakota111$28,129
45New Hampshire108$45,458
46Mississippi108$26,859
47Wyoming105$30,798
48Nebraska100$33,209
49Alaska96$42,145
50Montana68$31,576
51Hawaii51$42,831

Volunteer Coordinator Demographics FAQs

How Many Volunteer Coordinator Are There In The Us?

There are over 5,929 Volunteer Coordinators in the United States.

What Percentage Of Volunteer Coordinators Are Black?

11.6% of Volunteer Coordinators are Black or African American

What Race Are Most Volunteer Coordinators?

Most a are White, with 55.8% of Volunteer Coordinators belonging to this ethnicity. 18.2% of Volunteer Coordinators are Hispanic or Latino, 11.6% of Volunteer Coordinators are Black or African American, 7.0% of Volunteer Coordinators are Asian, 5.2% of Volunteer Coordinators are Unknown, and 2.2% of Volunteer Coordinators are American Indian and Alaska Native

Are Volunteer Coordinator Jobs Male - Dominated?

No, Volunteer Coordinator jobs are not male - dominated. 75% of Volunteer Coordinators are female, and 24% are male, so there are more female Volunteer Coordinators than male Volunteer Coordinators in the United States.

How Old Is The Average Volunteer Coordinator?

The average Volunteer Coordinator is 43 years old. 58% of Volunteer Coordinators are 40+ years old or older, 25% are between the ages of 30-40 years, and 17% are between 20-30 years old

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