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Community Outreach Coordinator Salary

Community Outreach Coordinators in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $39K per year on average. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A fair number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to about one-half. Female Community Outreach Coordinators far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,298 - $55,485
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$55K
MEDIAN: $38,936
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90%

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$11.87 - $21.95
(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
$29,298 - $55,485  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,452  
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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$27,024 - $53,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 757
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.87 - $21.95  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $36.59  
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 - $3,452  
   
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).
)
$27,024 - $53,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 330
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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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It's not very common for Community Outreach Coordinators to move on to become Executive Directors. Average pay for an Executive Director is $73K annually. As Community Outreach Coordinators progress in their field, many go on to become Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators. In fact, this transition is more common than anything else, and median pay for the role is $36K. Another common career choice for Community Outreach Coordinators is to move into a Non-Profit Program Manager role — this promotion usually pays $43K.

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Popular Skills for Community Outreach Coordinator


Survey results imply that Community Outreach Coordinators deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Bilingual, Community Outreach / Activism, Project Management, 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 Customer Relations. For most people, competency in Event Planning indicates knowledge of 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 many Community Outreach Coordinators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $36K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $41K. Community Outreach Coordinators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $42K. 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


For those looking to make money, Community Outreach Coordinators in Cincinnati enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 18 percent above the national average. Community Outreach Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in New York (+16 percent), Washington (+13 percent), Denver (+9 percent), and Boston (+6 percent). San Diego is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 12 percent. Employers also pay below the national average in Philadelphia (11 percent lower) and Austin (7 percent lower).

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
$37,000


Skills That Affect Community Outreach Coordinator Salaries

Bilingual
up arrow 4%

Community Outreach / Activism
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 2%

Public Speaking
0%

Media / Public Relations
0%

National Average
$37,000

Event Planning
up arrow 1%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 2%

Spanish Language
up arrow 3%

Grant Writing
up arrow 3%

Basic
up arrow 4%

Project Coordinating
up arrow 6%

Customer Relations
up arrow 7%

Case Management
up arrow 12%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 209 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

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