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Volunteer salary in United States

How much does a Volunteer make in the United States?

Average base salary

$15.82
Average $15.82
Low $9.96
High $25.12
Non-cash benefit
Flexible schedule
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The average salary for a volunteer is $15.82 per hour in the United States. 173 salaries reported, updated at January 24, 2023

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Top companies for Volunteers in United States

  1. Tempe Union High School District
    3.7
    41 reviews5 salaries reported
    $34.43per hour
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Highest paying cities for Volunteers near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $21.11 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  2. Philadelphia, PA
    $18.63 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $14.99 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  1. Los Angeles, CA
    $14.73 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  2. Baltimore, MD
    $13.86 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $12.62 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  1. Atlanta, GA
    $10.66 per hour
    9 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $10.49 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  3. Brooklyn, NY
    $10.34 per hour
    5 salaries reported
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Where can a Volunteer earn more?

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Most common benefits for Volunteers

  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
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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 much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Manager of Volunteer Services

25,651 job openings

Average $18.73 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Volunteer

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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