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Program Coordinator Average Salary in Peru 2021

How much money does a Program Coordinator make in Peru?


Average Monthly Salary
5,120 PEN
( 61,400 PEN yearly)

LOW
2,770
PEN
AVERAGE
5,120
PEN
HIGH
7,730
PEN

A person working as a Program Coordinator in Peru typically earns around 5,120 PEN per month. Salaries range from 2,770 PEN (lowest) to 7,730 PEN (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 Peru

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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Program Coordinator salaries in Peru range from 2,770 PEN per month (minimum salary) to 7,730 PEN per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 4,710 PEN per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Program Coordinator(s) are earning less than 4,710 PEN while the other half are earning more than 4,710 PEN. 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 3,360 PEN while 75% of them are earning more than 3,360 PEN. Also from the diagram, 75% of Program Coordinator(s) are earning less than 5,720 PEN while 25% are earning more than 5,720 PEN.


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 3,210 PEN per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 4,060 PEN per month, 26% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 5,350 PEN per month, 32% 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 6,290 PEN per month, 18% 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 6,960 PEN per month, 11% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 7,410 PEN per month, 6% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Program Coordinator average salary change by experience in Peru

0 - 2 Years
3,210 PEN
2 - 5 Years+26%
4,060 PEN
5 - 10 Years+32%
5,350 PEN
10 - 15 Years+18%
6,290 PEN
15 - 20 Years+11%
6,960 PEN
20+ Years+6%
7,410 PEN
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 3,910 PEN per month.

While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 4,400 PEN per month, 13% more than someone having a High School degree.

A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 5,800 PEN per month, 32% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.

Professionals who hold a Master's Degree are rewarded with an average salary of 7,190 PEN per month, 24% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.


Program Coordinator average salary difference by education level in Peru

High School
3,910 PEN
Certificate or Diploma+13%
4,400 PEN
Bachelor's Degree+32%
5,800 PEN
Master's Degree+24%
7,190 PEN
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 Peru costs anywhere from 37,700 Nuevo Sol(s) to 113,000 Nuevo Sol(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

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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 Peru earn 7% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
5,270 PEN
Female-6%
4,930 PEN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Peru for all Careers

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Program Coordinator Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Peru

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

Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator(s) in Peru are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 10% every 19 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 9% granted to employees every 17 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.

Peru / 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 Peru is 6%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2020

Banking
8%
Energy
7%
Information Technology
6%
Healthcare
5%
Travel
4%
Construction
3%
Education
2%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Peru 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 Peru

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Peru 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.

76% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 24% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 1% to 2% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
24%
No Bonus
76%

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.

Example:
A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

Example:
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 Peru


30 PEN per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Peru is 30 PEN. This means that the average Program Coordinator in Peru earns approximately 30 PEN 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 Peru
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The average salary for Program Coordinator is 14% 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 Specialist8,440 PEN+65%
Administrative Aide3,020 PEN-41%
Administrative Analyst5,500 PEN+7%
Administrative Assistant3,700 PEN-28%
Administrative Associate3,650 PEN-29%
Administrative Manager6,000 PEN+17%
Administrative Receptionist3,380 PEN-34%
Board Secretary3,400 PEN-34%
Central Office Operator3,810 PEN-26%
Clerk2,530 PEN-51%
Commercial Administrator5,530 PEN+8%
Commissions Processor4,770 PEN-7%
Conveyancing Secretary3,400 PEN-34%
Document Controller3,160 PEN-38%
Document Management Specialist4,860 PEN-5%
Executive Assistant3,970 PEN-22%
Executive Personal Assistant4,590 PEN-10%
Executive Secretary3,800 PEN-26%
Front Desk Attendant3,450 PEN-33%
Front Desk Coordinator4,310 PEN-16%
Front Desk Manager5,830 PEN+14%
Group Services Manager10,200 PEN+99%
Head Receptionist4,380 PEN-14%
Key Account Assistant4,290 PEN-16%
Keyboard and Data Entry Operator2,470 PEN-52%
Leasing Administrator4,480 PEN-13%
Legal Secretary3,970 PEN-22%
Librarian4,680 PEN-9%
Mailroom Manager4,080 PEN-20%
Management Support Secretary3,740 PEN-27%
Master Programme Coordinator6,860 PEN+34%
Medical Receptionist4,080 PEN-20%
Meeting and Event Assistant4,010 PEN-22%
Meeting and Event Manager9,400 PEN+84%
Night Manager5,560 PEN+9%
Office Administrator5,780 PEN+13%
Office Assistant2,450 PEN-52%
Office Manager6,190 PEN+21%
Office Services Coordinator4,850 PEN-5%
Operations Analyst7,850 PEN+53%
Operations Manager9,790 PEN+91%
Personal Assistant3,890 PEN-24%
Planning Assistant4,440 PEN-13%
Process Expert5,850 PEN+14%
Program Coordinator5,120 PEN-0%
Programme Assistant4,620 PEN-10%
Project Administrator6,170 PEN+20%
Project Coordinator7,840 PEN+53%
Reception Team Lead4,820 PEN-6%
Receptionist3,450 PEN-33%
Records Officer3,080 PEN-40%
Schedule Officer2,530 PEN-51%
School Secretary3,450 PEN-33%
Secretary3,140 PEN-39%
Switchboard Operator2,990 PEN-42%
Technical Program Manager8,150 PEN+59%
Technical Project Manager9,090 PEN+78%
Typist3,050 PEN-40%
Wayleave Officer2,530 PEN-51%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Arequipa5,850 PEN
Chiclayo5,410 PEN
Cusco4,920 PEN
Huancayo4,970 PEN
Iquitos4,770 PEN
Lima5,510 PEN
Trujillo5,630 PEN

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 Peru earn 9% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
7,250 PEN
Public Sector+9%
7,890 PEN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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