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Community Organization Worker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$51,585 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Community Organization Worker is $51,585 a year and $25 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Community Organization Worker is between $38,100 and $62,817. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Community Organization Worker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Plans, organizes, and coordinates programs with agencies and groups concerned with social problems of community: promotes and coordinates activities of agencies, groups, and individuals to meet identified needs.
  • Studies and assesses strength and weakness of existing resources.
  • Interprets needs, programs, and services to agencies, groups, and individuals involved and provides leadership and assistance.
  • Prepares reports and disseminates information.
  • Maintains contact with representatives of other organizations to exchange and update information on resources and services available.
  • May write proposals to obtain government or private funding for projects designed to meet needs of community.
  • May assist in budget preparation and presentation.
  • May assist in raising funds.
  • Works in specialized fields such as housing, urban renewal and redevelopment, and health or in public or voluntary coordinating agency, such as community welfare or health council, or combined fund raising and welfare planning council.
  • Works with special groups such as elderly, financially disadvantaged, juvenile delinquents, or physically or mentally handicapped.
  • Usually required to have degree from school of social work.
  • May direct and coordinate activities of volunteers or practicum students.
Community Organization Worker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Child, Family, and School Social Workers

Job family population: 306,370

Estimated population of Community Organization Worker jobs: 24,448

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Community Organization Worker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Children's Mental Health Case Manager - In Alaska
Jun 24
Chicago, IL, USA
Community Connections
... working with them, and the external collaborators. In collaboration with a Child and Family ... WHO WE ARE Community Connections is a non-profit human services organization serving island ...
Tax Manager / Tax Supervisor / Tax Specialist / Tax Consultant
Jun 24
Chicago, IL, USA
Community Tax
Community Tax Tax Manager Chicago, IL Community Tax, LLC ('CTax") , one of the nation's largest ... This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a growing organization allowing you to be a solid ...
Community Support Specialist (Remote)
Jun 6
Chicago, IL, USA
The Community Support Specialist will join an existing team supporting ATHN's portfolio of software ... ATHN is a virtual organization, meaning that the majority of ATHN's staff are remote workers. We ...
Sales Development Representative SDR
Jun 20
Chicago, IL, USA
Community Brands
Community Brands is a software company that helps organizations achieve social good. Through our ... Nonprofit experience (either working for or volunteering) * Experience selling in the tech industry ...
Clinical Therapists ( LCSW, LCPC, LMFT )
May 4
Chicago, IL, USA
Cathedral Counseling Center of Chicago
... g., community mental health, in- and/or out-patient facility, private practice), be currently ... About the Organization Cathedral Counseling Center is a non-denominational, nonprofit organization ...
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