Community Outreach Director Salary

Community Outreach Directors in the United States take home approximately $53K annually on average. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. The vast majority of Community Outreach Directors (81 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Job satisfaction for Community Outreach Directors is high. Health benefits are not claimed by all — nearly one in four lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$32,277 - $82,726
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$53K
$83K
MEDIAN: $52,997
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$14.82 - $25.34
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$32,277 - $82,726  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,174  
Commission
$1,000  
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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$31,701 - $81,871  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 166
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.82 - $25.34  
   
Overtime
$24.00  
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 - $10,174  
   
Commission
$1,000  
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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$31,701 - $81,871  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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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

  • 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.

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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

National Average: $51,351

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that 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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Key Stats for Community Outreach Director

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Community Outreach Director Salaries

▲21%

▲13%

▲7%

National Average
$51,000

▼21%

Skills That Affect Community Outreach Director Salaries

People Management
▲5%

Marketing Communications
▲1%

Community Outreach / Activism
▼0%



National Average
$51,000

Event Planning
▼2%


Oral / Verbal Communication
▼18%

Social Media Marketing
▼19%

Program Development
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 24%
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