Business Development Coordinator Salary (United States)

A relatively junior crowd, slightly less than two-thirds of Business Development Coordinators have fewer than five years of experience under their belt and the average salary for the field is $44,731 annually. The range in pay spans from $31,218 to $63,835 per year. Overall incomes of Business Development Coordinators—including $6,136 bonuses, $5,101 profit sharing proceeds, and $24K commissions on the more lucrative end—ranges between $31,218 and $63,835. Residency and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The greater part enjoy medical while most get dental coverage in this occupation. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. For the most part, Business Development Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Business Development Coordinator Salary (?
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$31,106 - $63,212
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MEDIAN: $44,751
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Business Development Coordinator Salary (?
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$12.71 - $25.85
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$31,106 - $63,212  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,136  
Profit Sharing
$90.00 - $5,101  
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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$31,218 - $63,835  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 518
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.71 - $25.85  
   
Overtime
$18.40 - $45.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,136  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $24,240  
Profit Sharing
$90.00 - $5,101  
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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$31,218 - $63,835  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 136
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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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For Business Development Coordinators, career advancement usually has a positive, and rather large, impact on pay. Approaching the top of the pay scale, a Business Development Manager will earn $34K more than someone not as far along in their career.

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Popular Skills for Business Development Coordinator

Business Development Coordinators report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Proposal Writing and Market Research are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 8 percent and 7 percent respectively. Those listing Administration as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Request For Proposal (RFP) Creation and Sales also typically command lower compensation. Those familiar with Business Development also tend to 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.
For many Business Development Coordinators, experience and pay seem to be weakly connected; experience does not necessarily lead to more money. Starting out, salaries fall in the $42K range but grow to $50K after five to 10 years. Salary comes to $53K after 10 to 20 years. Wages do not stop growing after 20 years on the job but they do accelerate at a slower rate, and Business Development Coordinators tend to earn $55K at this point in time. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 11 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 6 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than five percent. Between one and nine years of experience is the norm for people in this field—a solid majority of those surveyed fit this bill.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$45,000
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Home to some of the best pay for Business Development Coordinators, Washington offers exceptional salaries, 18 percent above the national average. Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, and Raleigh are a few other cities that offer generous salaries, with Business Development Coordinators earning around 14 percent, 13 percent, 10 percent, and 9 percent more than average. Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Business Development Coordinators in Philadelphia earning a whopping 20 percent below the national average. Employers in Dallas and Seattle also lean toward paying below-median salaries (-11 percent and -3 percent, respectively).

Business Development Coordinator Reviews

What is it like working as a Business Development Coordinator?
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

Late-Career
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National Average
$45,000

Skills That Affect Business Development Coordinator Salaries

Business Development
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Project Management
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Event Planning
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National Average
$45,000
Marketing Communications
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Request For Proposal (RFP) Creation
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Administration
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 171 votes.

Gender

Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 15%
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