Community Outreach Coordinator Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Community Outreach Coordinators in the United States; the average employee scrapes together only around $39K per year. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Community Outreach Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Community Outreach Coordinators who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 82 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a majority earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to 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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Community Outreach Coordinators may progress into high-paying roles like Executive Director, where median compensation is $74K annually. A Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinator role is the most prevalent career advancement for Community Outreach Coordinators. Paychecks for that role are $36K on average. The Non-Profit Program Manager position is another common transition for Community Outreach Coordinators; in this role, salaries are typically at the $44K mark.

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Popular Skills for Community Outreach Coordinator


Community Outreach Coordinators report using a large range of 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 are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Case Management, Project Coordinating, and Social Media Marketing. 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 more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average beginner in this position makes around $36K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $41K. Community Outreach Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $42K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $44K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,032

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

For Community Outreach Coordinators, New York provides a pay rate that is 17 percent greater than the national average. Community Outreach Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+14 percent), San Francisco (+11 percent), Washington (+10 percent), and Orlando (+10 percent). In Phoenix, salaries are 10 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Indianapolis and Dallas (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
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Public Speaking
up arrow 1%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 1%

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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