Salary update

Due to the developing crisis, salaries are changing rapidly. Here is the average salary for Volunteers in the United States since March 2020.

Latest average base salary
$21.13
per hour

How much does a Volunteer make in the United States?

281 salaries reported, updated at June 18, 2021
$12.49
per hour

The average salary for a volunteer is $12.49 per hour in the United States.

Most common benefits

  • Flexible schedule
  • Work from home
  • Professional development assistance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • 403(b)
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Most common benefits for Volunteers

  • Flexible schedule
  • Work from home
  • Professional development assistance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • 403(b)
  • Family leave
  • Paid housing
  • Childcare
  • Internet reimbursement
  • Food provided
  • Health insurance
  • Loan forgiveness
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 23,048 ratings

47% of Volunteers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a volunteer?

If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for a volunteer, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry, and experience.

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Do volunteers get paid?

While there is no pay for being a volunteer, there are many opportunities for advancement. Volunteering can lead to an offer of permanent employment in several ways. Also, getting to know the people are your volunteer position often creates significant networking opportunities as they may introduce you to friends, relatives, or co-workers who can help you find a paid position in the desired field.

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How much do similar professions to volunteer get paid?

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