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Business Development Coordinator Salary

Average Business Development Coordinators in the United States make around $46K annually. Individual bonuses, profit sharing and commission for Business Development Coordinators — as high as $7K, $5K and $23K, respectively — each contribute to the degree of variation within overall compensation, ranging from $32K to $65K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most Business Development Coordinators survey respondents are women (78 percent). Most Business Development Coordinators like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$32,118 - $64,443
(Median)
$32K
$46K
$64K
MEDIAN: $45,556
10%
50%
90%

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$13.15 - $26.23
(Median)
$13
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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50%
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
$32,118 - $64,443  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,252  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $5,073  
Commission
$100.00 - $22,500  
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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$32,085 - $65,377  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 587
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
$13.15 - $26.23  
   
Overtime
$19.37 - $45.88  
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 - $7,252  
   
Commission
$100.00 - $22,500  
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).
)
$32,085 - $65,377  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 144

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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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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


Survey results suggest that Business Development Coordinators use a fairly large toolkit 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. 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. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $44K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $51K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Business Development Coordinators see a median salary of $53K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $55K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Denver offers some of the highest pay in the country for Business Development Coordinators, 39 percent above the national average. Business Development Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+19 percent), Los Angeles (+14 percent), Boston (+11 percent), and Miami (+10 percent). Philadelphia is the lowest-paying area, 18 percent south of the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Atlanta (13 percent lower) and Dallas (7 percent lower).

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 2%

Business Development
up arrow 1%

National Average
$46,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Event Planning
up arrow 1%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%

up arrow 6%

Request For Proposal (RFP) Creation
up arrow 14%

Administration
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 155 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 14%
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