Community Outreach Coordinator Salary

Community Outreach Coordinators in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $39K annually on average. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Community Outreach Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Community Outreach Coordinators (81 percent) who participated in the survey are women. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$29,348 - $55,119

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$11.96 - $22.19

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National Salary 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$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,348 - $55,119  
   
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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$27,386 - $53,309  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 804
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.96 - $22.19  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $36.44  
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 - $4,043  
   
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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$27,386 - $53,309  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 334
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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 $73K), this progression is not the norm. Community Outreach Coordinators go on to become Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators more often than anything even though median pay for the role is $36K. Community Outreach Coordinators who move into a Non-Profit Program Manager role, another well-traveled path for those in this field, tend to find salaries of $43K.

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Popular Skills for Community Outreach Coordinator


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set 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 seem to negatively impact pay include Social Media Marketing, Case Management, and Project Coordinating. Most people skilled in Event Planning are similarly competent in 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. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $36K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $41K. Community Outreach Coordinators see a median salary of $42K after reaching one to two decades on the job. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Community Outreach Coordinators with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $45K.

Pay Difference by Location


Cincinnati offers some of the highest pay in the country for Community Outreach Coordinators, 17 percent above the national average. Community Outreach Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+16 percent), Denver (+12 percent), Boston (+11 percent), and Washington (+10 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in San Diego, 12 percent below the national average. On the whole, employers pay 7 percent below the median salary for those in this field in Philadelphia and Dallas.

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 4%

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 13%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 194 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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