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Program Coordinator Average Salary in Philippines 2021

How much money does a Program Coordinator make in Philippines?

Average Monthly Salary
29,900 PHP
( 359,000 PHP yearly)


A person working as a Program Coordinator in Philippines typically earns around 29,900 PHP per month. Salaries range from 13,800 PHP (lowest) to 47,600 PHP (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Program Coordinator salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Program Coordinator Salary Distribution in Philippines

Median and salary distribution monthly Philippines Program Coordinator
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Program Coordinator salaries in Philippines range from 13,800 PHP per month (minimum salary) to 47,600 PHP per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 32,300 PHP per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Program Coordinator(s) are earning less than 32,300 PHP while the other half are earning more than 32,300 PHP. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Program Coordinator(s) are earning less than 20,700 PHP while 75% of them are earning more than 20,700 PHP. Also from the diagram, 75% of Program Coordinator(s) are earning less than 43,100 PHP while 25% are earning more than 43,100 PHP.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Program Coordinator Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Program Coordinator salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

A Program Coordinator with less than two years of experience makes approximately 15,600 PHP per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 20,900 PHP per month, 34% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 30,800 PHP per month, 48% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Program Coordinator(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 37,600 PHP per month, 22% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 41,000 PHP per month, 9% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 44,400 PHP per month, 8% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Program Coordinator average salary change by experience in Philippines

0 - 2 Years
15,600 PHP
2 - 5 Years+34%
20,900 PHP
5 - 10 Years+48%
30,800 PHP
10 - 15 Years+22%
37,600 PHP
15 - 20 Years+9%
41,000 PHP
20+ Years+8%
44,400 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

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Program Coordinator Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Program Coordinator(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Program Coordinator salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is High School, the average salary of a Program Coordinator is 19,200 PHP per month.

While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 22,600 PHP per month, 18% more than someone having a High School degree.

A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 32,700 PHP per month, 45% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.

Professionals who hold a Master's Degree are rewarded with an average salary of 42,800 PHP per month, 31% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.

Program Coordinator average salary difference by education level in Philippines

High School
19,200 PHP
Certificate or Diploma+18%
22,600 PHP
Bachelor's Degree+45%
32,700 PHP
Master's Degree+31%
42,800 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Philippines costs anywhere from 223,000 Philippine Peso(s) to 669,000 Philippine Peso(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support the thoery. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

If you can afford the costs of higher education, the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

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Program Coordinator Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Philippines Program Coordinator
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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Program Coordinator employees in Philippines earn 15% more than their female counterparts on average.

32,000 PHP
27,900 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Philippines for all Careers

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Program Coordinator Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Philippines

How much are annual salary increments in Philippines for Program Coordinator(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

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Program Coordinator(s) in Philippines are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 9% every 20 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 18 months.

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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Philippines / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Philippines is 5%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2020

Information Technology

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Philippines for the year 2020. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Program Coordinator Bonus and Incentive Rates in Philippines

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Philippines Program Coordinator
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A Program Coordinator is considered to be a low bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

68% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 32% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 0% to 4% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Program Coordinator Average Hourly Wage in Philippines

170 PHP per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Philippines is 170 PHP. This means that the average Program Coordinator in Philippines earns approximately 170 PHP for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Program Coordinator VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Program Coordinator and Administration / Reception / Secretarial monthly Philippines
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The average salary for Program Coordinator is 13% more than that of Administration / Reception / Secretarial. Also, Administration / Reception / Secretarial salaries are 41% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Accreditation Specialist47,800 PHP+60%
Administrative Aide16,700 PHP-44%
Administrative Analyst33,600 PHP+12%
Administrative Assistant22,100 PHP-26%
Administrative Associate22,300 PHP-25%
Administrative Manager36,000 PHP+20%
Administrative Receptionist19,800 PHP-34%
Board Secretary21,500 PHP-28%
Central Office Operator21,800 PHP-27%
Clerk15,200 PHP-49%
Commercial Administrator32,600 PHP+9%
Commissions Processor28,200 PHP-6%
Conveyancing Secretary19,000 PHP-36%
Document Controller18,700 PHP-37%
Document Management Specialist28,600 PHP-4%
Executive Assistant24,000 PHP-20%
Executive Personal Assistant27,000 PHP-10%
Executive Secretary23,200 PHP-22%
Front Desk Attendant21,900 PHP-27%
Front Desk Coordinator27,300 PHP-9%
Front Desk Manager34,100 PHP+14%
Group Services Manager56,800 PHP+90%
Head Receptionist24,900 PHP-17%
Key Account Assistant25,200 PHP-16%
Keyboard and Data Entry Operator14,900 PHP-50%
Leasing Administrator26,900 PHP-10%
Legal Secretary21,900 PHP-27%
Librarian28,200 PHP-6%
Mailroom Manager24,700 PHP-17%
Management Support Secretary22,900 PHP-23%
Master Programme Coordinator44,100 PHP+47%
Medical Receptionist22,800 PHP-24%
Meeting and Event Assistant24,300 PHP-19%
Meeting and Event Manager51,500 PHP+72%
Night Manager34,100 PHP+14%
Office Administrator35,700 PHP+19%
Office Assistant15,200 PHP-49%
Office Manager37,500 PHP+25%
Office Services Coordinator30,100 PHP+1%
Operations Analyst46,900 PHP+57%
Operations Manager56,400 PHP+89%
Personal Assistant21,400 PHP-28%
Planning Assistant27,000 PHP-10%
Process Expert33,000 PHP+10%
Program Coordinator29,900 PHP-0%
Programme Assistant27,200 PHP-9%
Project Administrator36,500 PHP+22%
Project Coordinator46,800 PHP+56%
Reception Team Lead26,600 PHP-11%
Receptionist21,000 PHP-30%
Records Officer19,000 PHP-36%
Schedule Officer14,900 PHP-50%
School Secretary20,400 PHP-32%
Secretary19,100 PHP-36%
Switchboard Operator18,300 PHP-39%
Technical Program Manager49,200 PHP+64%
Technical Project Manager54,800 PHP+83%
Typist16,900 PHP-44%
Wayleave Officer15,400 PHP-49%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Antipolo33,100 PHP
Cagayan de Oro33,300 PHP
Cebu35,100 PHP
Dasmarinas30,400 PHP
Davao36,000 PHP
Kalookan36,100 PHP
Las Pinas30,700 PHP
Makati29,800 PHP
Manila37,800 PHP
Paranaque32,300 PHP
Pasig32,100 PHP
Quezon City38,800 PHP
Taguig33,000 PHP
Valenzuela29,600 PHP

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Philippines earn 12% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
42,100 PHP
Public Sector+12%
47,100 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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