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Community Outreach Coordinator Salary

Community Outreach Coordinators in the United States can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $38K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 81 percent of Community Outreach Coordinators are female. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the larger part earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$28,940 - $54,850
(Median)
$29K
$38K
$55K
MEDIAN: $38,297
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$11.78 - $21.09
(Median)
$12
$16
$21
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
$28,940 - $54,850  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,432  
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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$26,902 - $52,446  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 699
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.78 - $21.09  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $31.50  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,432  
   
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).
)
$26,902 - $52,446  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 301
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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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Though some Community Outreach Coordinators move into positions like Executive Director (where the average salary is $74K), this progression is not the norm. Becoming a Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinator or a Non-Profit Program Manager is, however, a more typical career progression for Community Outreach Coordinators.

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Popular Skills for Community Outreach Coordinator


Survey results imply that Community Outreach Coordinators deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Community Outreach / Activism, Marketing Communications, and Public Speaking are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Social Media Marketing, Case Management, and Customer Relations. Most people experienced in 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.


Community Outreach Coordinators with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $35K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $40K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Community Outreach Coordinators make a median salary of $41K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Community Outreach Coordinator generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $45K.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Community Outreach Coordinators that is 16 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Community Outreach Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+14 percent), Washington (+10 percent), Minneapolis (+8 percent), and Seattle (+6 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 12 percent south of the national average, can be found in Pittsburgh. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are San Diego (11 percent less) and Philadelphia (9 percent less).

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.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Community Outreach Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Community Outreach Coordinator Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Community Outreach / Activism
up arrow 3%

Public Speaking
up arrow 1%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Event Planning
0%

Media / Public Relations
0%

National Average
$37,000

Grant Writing
up arrow 2%

Bilingual
up arrow 2%

Basic
up arrow 4%

Project Coordinating
up arrow 5%

Customer Relations
up arrow 5%

Case Management
up arrow 11%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 214 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

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