Upskill for the career you love today! Call us on 1300 009 924
Your career
Job role

Program Coordinator

Find out how to become a program coordinator in administration or business. Get information on job prospects, expected salary, essential skills and qualifications needed.

Similar job roles
The current average salary of an Program Coordinator is $60,500 - 80,500 annually


A program coordinator develops, oversees and reviews the organisation’s programs, projects, services and contracts, liaising with other teams and senior staff to complete a project successfully. The sector is poised for growth. There will be around 109,000 openings over the next 5 years.

Read more about the project management industry.

Key skills

Program coordinators help develop, administer and monitor administrative and human resource tasks.

  • Attention to detail and good organisation skills
  • Good at problem solving and taking initiative
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to organise oneself as well as a team
  • Motivated to achieve targets and foster a good team environment

Quick facts

Program coordinators see to the administration of their company’s contracts, program and projects. 57.7% are women. Jobs will grow from 113,300 to 121,700 by 2022.

  • Average Hours Worked
    37.4 full-time hours per week vs. all jobs average of 40 hours
  • Main Industries
    Public administration and safety; professional, scientific and technical services; and health care and social assistance
  • Average qualification level
    16% Advanced Diploma/Diploma

* All information on this page has been complied using figures from and the Australian Government's - all figures are indications only, and are accurate at time of publication. Please do your own research before selecting a course or career.

Study pathways

Get the skills you need to find work as a program coordinator by studying these project management courses below.

Enquire now

Start your next course with Upskilled. Enter your details in the form below.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.