Account Coordinator Salary

Account Coordinators aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $39K per year. Total cash compensation to Account Coordinators ranges from $30K on the lower end to $52K on the higher end; the final number includes potential for approximately $5K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. The particular firm is the main element affecting pay for this group — career length and geographic location are driving factors as well. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$30,502 - $50,850
$31K
$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $38,655
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$13.13 - $23.17
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MEDIAN: $17.28
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$0$51K
Salary $30,502 - $50,850
Bonus $199.79 - $4,930
Profit Sharing $100.00 - $4,958
Commission $0.00 - $9,881
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,983 - $51,660
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,553
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $13.13 - $23.17
Overtime $17.87 - $34.44
Annual Data $0$51K
Bonus $199.79 - $4,930
Commission $0.00 - $9,881
Profit Sharing $100.00 - $4,958
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,983 - $51,660
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 638

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Job Description for Account Coordinator

Account coordinator is generally an entry-level public relations job in which an individual takes care of day-to-day activities servicing account holders. They often deal with marketing, advertising, and other clerical and administrative duties related to marketing. They perform tasks such as writing press releases and media writing, research and creating presentations, and attending public events as a representative of the company. The work environment can vary widely from an office setting to business meetings to even outdoor events; the job may require some traveling as well. An accounts coordinator can work for many different companies, but they are typically found in industries or departments that deal with public relations and media.

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Account Coordinator Tasks

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive public relations program for clients.
  • Coordinate with account executives to research and develop client programs.
  • Develop working relationship with clients and produce monthly reports.

Common Career Paths for Account Coordinator


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Account Coordinators who advance into the role of an Account Director are fairly uncommon. Account Directors on average earn $97K per year. Account Coordinators moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Account Managers or Senior Account Executives. The median paychecks in those roles are $12K higher and $26K higher, respectively.

Account Coordinator Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Account Coordinator


Xerox Corporation, Macy's, Inc., C. H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., CEVA Logistics Ltd., and Capstrat are top-notch employers for Account Coordinators in this area. Estee Lauder Companies Inc offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $57K. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Macy's, Inc., Comcast Cable, Inc., and Comcast Spotlight, where Account Coordinators typically earn around $49K, $41K, or $39K, respectively.

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Capstrat at $34K, C. H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. at $35K, and Ketchum, where $36K is the norm.

Popular Skills for Account Coordinator


Account Coordinators seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Project Coordinating, Customer Relations, Event Planning, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Media / Public Relations, Social Media Marketing, and Marketing Communications. Those proficient in Account Management are, more often than not, also skilled in Customer Service and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Account Coordinator

Pay by Experience for an Account Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Account Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 1,697 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Account Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 306 salaries. An experienced Account Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 213 salaries. An Account Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 68 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,580

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Account Coordinators, Houston provides a pay rate that is 18 percent greater than the national average. Account Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+14 percent), New York (+9 percent), Seattle (+5 percent), and Los Angeles (+3 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Austin, 9 percent below the national average. Workers in Denver and St. Louis earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (8 percent less and 7 percent less, respectively).

Account Coordinator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Account Coordinator?

Account Coordinator in Lincoln:
"New Accounts Coordinator."
Pros: Positive work environment with helpful and understanding managers.
Cons: Hired on as a temp but after some cut backs I'm working my last week, and so far have had no luck finding another job and a job in my major field of study.

Account Coordinator in Boca Raton:
Pros: Exposure to a lot of different aspects of the company.
Cons: I don't feel I'm paid what I am worth.

Account Coordinator in Washington:
Pros: The culture is a work hard, play hard mentality. It is a good environment for millennials who want to grow their digital skill set.
Cons: The stress of it. Being on call almost 24/7 for clients. Turning things around very quickly can be one benefit to see your work and strategy go from start to finish, but the stress of it takes its toll.

Account Coordinator in Providence:
"Coordinator."
Pros: Vendor relationship building.
Cons: Inventory management.

Account Coordinator in Spokane:
"Flexible Schedule, Uncompetitive Pay."
Pros: I love the people I work with, the (generally) flexible schedule, and the culture of the company.
Cons: The thing I like the least, and really the only complaint I have about my company, is how much I get paid. Which I'm sure is a popular thing to complain about, but I feel that people here aren't getting paid in line with industry standards for the type of work we're doing.

Account Coordinator in Atlanta:
Pros: Small company, flexibility, management.
Cons:

Account Coordinator in Columbus:
"What im worth."
Pros: Learning new things.
Cons: Getting up early.

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Key Stats for Account Coordinator

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 305 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Account Coordinator Salaries

▲29%

▲17%

▲10%

National Average
$39,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Account Coordinator Salaries








▲1%


National Average
$39,000

Client Interaction
▼1%

Project Management
▼1%

▼5%




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 305 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 17%
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