Community Outreach Coordinator Salary

Community Outreach Coordinators in the United States can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $39K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. The majority of Community Outreach Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Community Outreach Coordinators (81 percent) who responded to the survey are women. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,286 - $55,241
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$55K
MEDIAN: $38,977
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$11.87 - $22.23
(Median)
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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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$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,286 - $55,241  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,043  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $1,526  
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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$27,228 - $53,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 785
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.87 - $22.23  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $36.44  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,043  
   
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $1,526  
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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$27,228 - $53,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 332
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Job Description for Community Outreach Coordinator

Community outreach coordinators serve as the face and voice of their organization, bridging the gap between the company and the community.

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Community Outreach Coordinator Tasks

  • Evaluate needs of general public and community groups.
  • Represent organization in a variety of public settings to increase awareness.
  • Develop community outreach activities and programs.

Common Career Paths for Community Outreach Coordinator


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While Community Outreach Coordinators do not often become Executive Directors, the job pays $73K per year on average. More often than not, a Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinator role is the next step for Community Outreach Coordinators moving up in the field. Pay for Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators is usually $36K. Many Community Outreach Coordinators choose to take on a Non-Profit Program Manager role instead, where salaries are typically $43K.

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Popular Skills for Community Outreach Coordinator


Community Outreach Coordinators report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Oral / Verbal Communication, Bilingual, Community Outreach / Activism, and Marketing Communications are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Social Media Marketing, Case Management, and Project Coordinating. The majority of those who know Event Planning also know Project Management and Marketing Communications.

Pay by Experience Level for Community Outreach Coordinator

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


For Community Outreach Coordinators, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $36K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $41K. On average, Community Outreach Coordinators make $42K following one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $45K.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Community Outreach Coordinators that is 18 percent greater than the national average, Cincinnati offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Community Outreach Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+17 percent), Washington (+11 percent), Denver (+10 percent), and Boston (+7 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 12 percent south of the national average, can be found in San Diego. Employers in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh also lean toward paying below-median salaries (11 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

Community Outreach Coordinator Reviews

What is it like working as a Community Outreach Coordinator?

Community Outreach Coordinator in Chicago:
"Very Personally Rewarding."
Pros: Being outdoors, working with people and teaching about the value of reconnecting with nature with humanity as a means of getting centered and staying balanced.
Cons: Salary is not enough.

Community Outreach Coordinator in New York:
Pros: I love the people and working with food outreach. I love that I personally have helped over 300 families last year eat in a healthy way. I adore the corporate culture here, and the fact that I have support for my program but am given the freedom to run it as I see fit.
Cons: It can be frustrating to have to say "no" to people who want fresh produce, because I don't have the grant money to fund it.

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Experience Affects Community Outreach Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Community Outreach Coordinator Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 5%

Bilingual
up arrow 3%

Community Outreach / Activism
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Public Speaking
0%

National Average
$38,000

Event Planning
up arrow 1%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 1%

Spanish Language
up arrow 2%

Grant Writing
up arrow 4%

up arrow 5%

Customer Relations
up arrow 7%

Project Coordinating
up arrow 10%

Case Management
up arrow 12%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 201 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 18%
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