How Much Does a Head Start Coordinator Make?

Updated August 27, 2023

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Low Confidence
Average Base Pay
Low $39,157
Average $44,153
High $48,836
The average salary for Head Start Coordinator is $44,153 per year in the United States.

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What Does a Head Start Coordinator Do?

As the coordinator, your responsibilities are to coordinate student transportation, conduct field visits, hire and assign staff to locations, and work as a liaison between staff and the head start principal, as well as between each family and the program.
Updated December 14, 2021
Perform the functions of this position with a strong understanding of the Head Start Performance Standards and the component plans; Head Start child development outcomes; and thorough knowledge and application of Developmentally Appropriate Practices.
Updated December 02, 2021
High School diploma or GED and National Head Start Association Family Services Coordinator certification required.AA or BS degree in social work preferred.  Fluent in written and spoken Spanish and English required.
Updated November 29, 2021
Under the general direction of the Delegate Head Start Director, has primary responsibility for planning, organizing, and implementing the Family and Community Partnership service area.
Updated November 27, 2021
Under the supervision and direction of the Child Development/Disabilities Consultant, the Early Childhood Education Coordinator promotes the school readiness of Head Start of Lane County’s children by providing technical assistance, mentoring, and training to the staff and agency.
Updated November 27, 2021

Frequently Asked Questions About a Head Start Coordinator Salaries

What is the average of a Head Start Coordinator in the United States?

The Head Start Coordinator salary range is from $39,157 to $48,836, and the average Head Start Coordinator salary is $44,153/year in the United States. The Head Start Coordinator's salary will change in different locations.

Which location pays the highest Head Start Coordinator salary in the United States?

The Head Start Coordinator salary in San Jose, CA is $55,412 which is the highest in the US.

What kinds of reasons will influence the Head Start Coordinator's salary?

Besides the location, employees' education degree, related skills, and work experience also will influence the salary. Try to improve your skills and experience to get a higher salary for the position of Head Start Coordinator.

What is the growth rate of the Head Start Coordinator's salary?

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Recent Salary Report

Below are the most recent Head Start Coordinator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$26 Hourly
A Head Start Coordinator in Pasco, WA reported making $26 per hour
Pasco, WA
7,6 - 15,000 employees
Company - Public
$4,437 Monthly
A Head Start Coordinator in Royal Oak, MI reported making $4,437 per month
Royal Oak, MI
1,000 - 3,000 employees
Company - Public
$49,060 Yearly
A Head Start Coordinator in Philadelphia, PA reported making $49,060 per year
Philadelphia, PA
6 - 1,000 employees
Company - Private
$36,035 Yearly
A Head Start Coordinator in Ontario, CA reported making $36,035 per year
Ontario, CA
200 - 6 employees
Company - Private
$22 Hourly
A Head Start Coordinator in Pittsburgh, PA reported making $22 per hour
Pittsburgh, PA
3,000 - 7,6 employees
Company - Public
$44,153 Yearly
A Head Start Coordinator in El Monte, CA reported making $44,153 per year
El Monte, CA
100 - 200 employees
Company - Private