Community Outreach Coordinator Salary

Those pursuing careers as Community Outreach Coordinators in the United States may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $39K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. The vast majority (82 percent) of Community Outreach Coordinators who took the survey are female. The majority of Community Outreach Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to over one-half. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,455 - $56,133
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$56K
MEDIAN: $39,429
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$12.28 - $22.85
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,455 - $56,133  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,257  
Profit Sharing
$500  
Commission
$1,017  
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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$27,874 - $54,586  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 947
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.28 - $22.85  
   
Overtime
$6.57 - $37.15  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,257  
   
Commission
$1,017  
Profit Sharing
$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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$27,874 - $54,586  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 377
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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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At the upper end, Community Outreach Coordinators who move into an Executive Director role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Executive Directors is a much higher $74K per year. The most common career progression for Community Outreach Coordinators leads to becoming a Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinator, where pay is typically $36K. However, many Community Outreach Coordinators also opt to become Non-Profit Program Managers, a position that pays $44K on average.

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Popular Skills for Community Outreach Coordinator


Community Outreach Coordinators seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Community Outreach / Activism, Project Management, Marketing Communications, and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Case Management, Project Coordinating, and Social Media Marketing. Most people 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $36K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $41K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Community Outreach Coordinators make a median salary of $42K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Community Outreach Coordinator with more than 20 years of experience can earn $44K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,032

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

For Community Outreach Coordinators, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Community Outreach Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+14 percent), San Francisco (+11 percent), Washington (+10 percent), and Orlando (+10 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 10 percent south of the national average, can be found in Phoenix. Indianapolis and Dallas are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 8 percent lower and 6 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

Community Outreach / Activism
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Project Management
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Marketing Communications
0%

Oral / Verbal Communication
0%

National Average
$38,000

Event Planning
up arrow 1%

Public Speaking
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Media / Public Relations
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Spanish Language
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up arrow 5%

Bilingual
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Grant Writing
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Customer Relations
up arrow 8%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 9%

Project Coordinating
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Case Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 217 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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