Business Development Coordinator Salary

Business Development Coordinators in the United States pull down an average of $46K annually. The range in cash compensation to Business Development Coordinators (largely between $32K and $65K) includes potential earnings of $7K from bonuses, $5K from profit sharing, and commissions of $24K in exceptional cases. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Job satisfaction for Business Development Coordinators is high. Female Business Development Coordinators make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$32,309 - $64,512
(Median)
$32K
$46K
$65K
MEDIAN: $45,676
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$13.26 - $25.96
(Median)
$13
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$32,309 - $64,512  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,252  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $5,073  
Commission
$-0.50 - $24,240  
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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$32,204 - $65,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 612
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.26 - $25.96  
   
Overtime
$19.65 - $45.94  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,252  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $24,240  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $5,073  
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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$32,204 - $65,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 143
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Job Description for Business Development Coordinator

Most of the time, business development coordinators work in an office full-time. Their jobs are to continuously generate new clients or new sales leads for their company and to maintain good relationships with existing clients.

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Business Development Coordinator Tasks

  • Follow up with potential clients and address their hesitations or concerns.
  • Work with sales teams and clients to develop effective operational plans and bids.
  • Research, develop, and write cost estimates and proposals, including assumptions.
  • Manage logistics of responses and pitches, including arranging meetings and coordinating with other departments.

Common Career Paths for Business Development Coordinator


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Advancing into a Business Development Manager role seems to be a popular career move for Business Development Coordinators, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $79K per year.

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Popular Skills for Business Development Coordinator


Business Development Coordinators seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Proposal Writing, Market Research, Customer Relationship Management, and Business Development are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 5 percent, 4 percent, 3 percent, and 3 percent, respectively. Those listing Administration as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Request For Proposal Creation and Sales also typically command lower compensation. It is often found that people who know Business Development are also skilled in Market Research and Marketing Communications.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Development Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Business Development Coordinators, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $44K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $51K. Business Development Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $54K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Business Development Coordinator with more than 20 years of experience can earn $57K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Denver is home to an above-average pay rate for Business Development Coordinators, 36 percent higher than the national average. Business Development Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+15 percent), Los Angeles (+14 percent), New York (+9 percent), and Miami (+9 percent). The lowest-paying market is Philadelphia, which sits 18 percent below the national average. Employers in Atlanta and Dallas also lean toward paying below-median salaries (13 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

Business Development Coordinator Reviews

What is it like working as a Business Development Coordinator?

Business Development Coordinator in Austin:
"Business development coordinator."
Pros: Exposure to multiple levels and segments within the business. Working with outside sales and analysts.
Cons: In a small company access to resources can be challenging.

Business Development Coordinator in Houston:
"Always Changing."
Pros: That I'm involved in a lot of different projects throughout the organization.
Cons: They recently moved me into my current position knowing that's not the direction I wanted to head.

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Experience Affects Business Development Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$46,000


Skills That Affect Business Development Coordinator Salaries


Market Research
up arrow 4%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 3%

Business Development
up arrow 1%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$46,000

Event Planning
up arrow 1%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%

up arrow 7%

Request For Proposal (RFP) Creation
up arrow 14%

Administration
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 145 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 14%
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