Community Outreach Director Salary
|Salary||$32,277 - $82,726|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $10,174|
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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).)
|$31,701 - $81,871|
|Hourly Rate||$14.82 - $25.34|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $10,174|
|Total Pay (||$31,701 - $81,871|
Job Description for Community Outreach Director
A community outreach director is responsible for creating outreach programs in living centers, as well as supervising outreach teams and communicating with employees, volunteers, patients, physicians, and the general public. They are also expected to work with patients to help determine which programs and services will best fit their needs.Read More...
Those in this position must maintain good relationships with medical staff, administrative personnel, and external professional groups and agencies. They will need to work with hospital administration to establish short- and long-range community outreach programs and assist with corporate marketing by preparing brochures materials to promote the hospital. They will also edit forms for use by departments and work with community agencies to coordinate events. These directors may need to recruit speakers from hospitals or speak personally to civic, business, and service organizations regarding health-related issues.
Community outreach directors are generally required to have a Bachelor’s Degree and three to five years of sales or marketing experience. They should also have good communication skills, the ability to handle multiple tasks, proficient computer skills, the ability to learn new applications, and the flexibility to work nights or weekends on occasion. Previous experience in health care admissions or an independent/assisted living setting is often preferred, as well.
Community Outreach Director Tasks
- Develop specific projects to increase community and national awareness of products and services.
- Hire, train and mentor staff and/or volunteers.
- Build and strengthen relationships with media, government, community and related organizations.
- Write press releases, articles, letters, video scripts and other public relations documents.
Popular Skills for Community Outreach Director
Community Outreach Directors report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in People Management, Marketing Communications, Community Outreach / Activism, and Public Speaking are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Program Development as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Social Media Marketing and Oral / Verbal Communication also typically command lower compensation. Those familiar with Media / Public Relations also tend to know Community Outreach / Activism.
Pay by Experience Level for Community Outreach Director
Pay by Experience for a Community Outreach Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Community Outreach Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 81 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Community Outreach Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Community Outreach Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 67 salaries. A Community Outreach Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 22 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
For Community Outreach Directors, busy Washington offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 65 percent above the national average. Community Outreach Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+31 percent), Phoenix (+21 percent), Chicago (+17 percent), and Los Angeles (+11 percent). Community Outreach Directors' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Community Outreach Directors in Cleveland bring in salaries that are 36 percent lower than the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Charlotte and New York (32 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).
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