Community Outreach Coordinator Salary (United States)

More than half of Community Outreach Coordinators are relatively green, reporting fewer than five years in the field, and median pay in the workforce is around $36,397 per year. Compensation starts at $26,466 and can reach $51,798 per year. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Benefits are plentiful in this line of work; most people have both medical and dental plans, and about half have vision insurance. Work is enjoyable for the better half of Community Outreach Coordinators who claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
Community Outreach Coordinator Salary (?
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$28,497 - $54,489
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MEDIAN: $37,687
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Community Outreach Coordinator Salary (?
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$11.76 - $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,497 - $54,489  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
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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$26,466 - $51,798  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 663
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.76 - $21.00  
   
Overtime
$4.93 - $31.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
   
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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$26,466 - $51,798  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 291
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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 ones that do transition make an extra $38K per year. However, it's more common for Community Outreach Coordinators to move into roles as Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organizations or Program Manager, Non-Profit Organizations.

Community Outreach Coordinator Job Listings

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Popular Skills for Community Outreach Coordinator

Community Outreach Coordinators report using a large range of skills on the job. Bilingual and Project Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 7 percent and 4 percent respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Social Media Marketing, Case Management, and Project Coordinating. It is often found that people who know Event Planning are also skilled 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.
Community Outreach Coordinators with less experience do not necessarily bring home smaller paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to have little impact on salary. Beginning workers can expect to earn $35K starting out, which grows to $39K after five to 10 years. Compensation is $41K after 10 to 20 years. As Community Outreach Coordinators reach two decades on the job, salary growth continues, albeit at a slower pace, with pay averaging $46K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 14 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than five. In this field, workers tend to have anywhere from one to nine years of experience—of those surveyed, most land within this range.

Pay Difference By Location

Denver
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Washington
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Austin
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Seattle
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Boston
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San Francisco
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Los Angeles
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Albuquerque
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Detroit
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National Average
$36,000
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Dallas
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Philadelphia
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San Diego
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With a pay rate for Community Outreach Coordinators that is 19 percent greater than the national average, Denver offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Other urban areas shelling out big bucks include New York, Washington, Austin, and Boston, where Community Outreach Coordinators typically earn around 12 percent, 10 percent, 7 percent, and 6 percent more than usual. The smallest paychecks in the market, 13 percent south of the national average, can be found in San Diego. Employers pay around -8 percent in Philadelphia and -3 percent in Dallas, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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
$36,000

Skills That Affect Community Outreach Coordinator Salaries

Bilingual
up arrow 7%
Project Management
up arrow 4%
Event Planning
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Public Speaking
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Marketing Communications
0%
Media / Public Relations
0%
National Average
$36,000
Community Outreach / Activism
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Basic
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Project Coordinating
up arrow 4%
Case Management
up arrow 10%
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 237 votes.

Gender

Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 19%
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