Community Outreach Director Salary

Median pay for Community Outreach Directors in the United States is around $51K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The vast majority (84 percent) of Community Outreach Directors who took the survey are female. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$34,370 - $82,727

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$12.41 - $30.20

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,370 - $82,727  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,729  
Commission
$1,500 - $18,000  
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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$33,470 - $83,437  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 295
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.41 - $30.20  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $33.00  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,729  
   
Commission
$1,500 - $18,000  
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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$33,470 - $83,437  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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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.

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Community Outreach Director Tasks

  • Build and strengthen relationships with media, government, community and related organizations.
  • Write press releases, articles, letters, video scripts and other public relations documents.
  • Develop specific projects to increase community and national awareness of products and services.
  • Hire, train and mentor staff and/or volunteers.

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Popular Skills for Community Outreach Director


Survey results show that Community Outreach Directors use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in People Management, Community Outreach / Activism, Program Management, and Media / Public Relations are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 8 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Social Media Marketing and Oral / Verbal Communication. Those proficient in Media / Public Relations are, more often than not, also skilled in Community Outreach / Activism.

Pay by Experience Level for Community Outreach Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Community Outreach Directors — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $44K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $51K. Community Outreach Directors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $54K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $58K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Community Outreach Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%



National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Community Outreach Director Salaries

People Management
up arrow 8%





Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%

Event Planning
up arrow 1%

National Average
$50,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 15%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 16%
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