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Business Development Coordinator Salary

Business Development Coordinators in the United States take home approximately $46K per year on average. Final cash compensation to Business Development Coordinators varies from around $32K to approximately $65K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $7K and $5K, respectively. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Business Development Coordinators like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Business Development Coordinators making up 78 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$32,260 - $64,512
(Median)
$32K
$46K
$65K
MEDIAN: $45,604
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$13.16 - $26.20
(Median)
$13
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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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
$32,260 - $64,512  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,146  
Profit Sharing
$486.45 - $5,068  
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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$32,114 - $65,431  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 592
National Hourly Rate 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$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.16 - $26.20  
   
Overtime
$19.39 - $45.85  
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.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,146  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $24,240  
Profit Sharing
$486.45 - $5,068  
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).
)
$32,114 - $65,431  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 145
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Job Description for Business Development Coordinator

Business development coordinators work in all industries, and in various parts of creating and improving a business. They may be there from the start of an entire organization, playing a large role in what a company will do and how it will be staffed. Or they may be involved in just one particular function of a business, such as creating the structure of a new department, what it does, and its goal.

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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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Business Development Coordinators often transition into Business Development Manager positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Business Development Managers earn $79K per year.

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Popular Skills for Business Development Coordinator


Business Development Coordinators report using a wide range of professional 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 6 percent, 5 percent, 4 percent, and 4 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. Most people experienced in Business Development also know 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. The average beginner in this position makes around $44K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $51K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $54K in this role. Business Development Coordinators who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $55K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


For Business Development Coordinators, Denver provides a pay rate that is 39 percent greater than the national average. Business Development Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+15 percent), Los Angeles (+14 percent), Boston (+11 percent), and New York (+10 percent). With compensation 18 percent below the national average, Philadelphia is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Workers in Atlanta and Dallas earn less than others in this profession; their salaries fall short of the national average by 13 percent.

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



Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 4%

Business Development
up arrow 1%

Project Management
0%

Event Planning
0%

National Average
$46,000

Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%

Sales
up arrow 4%

Request For Proposal (RFP) Creation
up arrow 14%

Administration
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 154 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 14%
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