The average Business Development Coordinator in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $45K per year. In the world of Business Development Coordinators, total cash compensation can vary between $32K and $66K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $6K and $5K, respectively. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Business Development Coordinators is high. Female Business Development Coordinators make up most of the survey respondents at 73 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.

$34,193 - $65,649
(Median)
$34K
$45K
$66K
MEDIAN: $45,214
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$12.25 - $25.91
(Median)
$12
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,193 - $65,649  
   
Bonus
$236.72 - $6,071  
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $4,500  
Commission
$204.26 - $29,361  
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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$31,642 - $66,342  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 444
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.25 - $25.91  
   
Overtime
$19.83 - $45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$236.72 - $6,071  
   
Commission
$204.26 - $29,361  
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $4,500  
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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$31,642 - $66,342  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 142
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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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Many Business Development Coordinators move into a Business Development Manager role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $78K per year.

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Popular Skills for Business Development Coordinator


Business Development Coordinators report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Proposal Writing, Event Planning, and Market Research are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Request For Proposal Creation and Sales. For most people, competency in Business Development indicates knowledge of Marketing Communications and Market Research. Those familiar with Project Management tend to be well versed in Market Research.

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. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $44K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $53K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $58K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $60K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,281

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

For Business Development Coordinators, busy Boston offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 20 percent above the national average. Business Development Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+19 percent), Orlando (+14 percent), San Francisco (+9 percent), and Miami (+7 percent). Trailing the national average by 2 percent, Richmond is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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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
$45,000


Skills That Affect Business Development Coordinator Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Proposal Writing
up arrow 2%

Event Planning
up arrow 2%

Business Development
up arrow 1%

Market Research
up arrow 1%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
0%

Social Media Marketing
0%

National Average
$45,000

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Graphic Design
up arrow 1%

Administration
up arrow 2%

up arrow 5%

Request For Proposal (RFP) Creation
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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