Community Outreach Director Salary (United States)

Community Outreach Directors in the United States usually make around $47,889 annually. The range in pay spans from $31,555 to $84,266 per year. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority in this profession are lucky enough to receive benefits; most get medical and dental insurance, and about half get vision plans, too. Most Community Outreach Directors like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Community Outreach Director Salary (?
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$32,708 - $84,278
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MEDIAN: $48,865
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Community Outreach Director Salary (?
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$12.50 - $25.41
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$32,708 - $84,278  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,660  
Commission
$2,100 - $9,000  
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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$31,555 - $84,266  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 283
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.50 - $25.41  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $29.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,660  
   
Commission
$2,100 - $9,000  
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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$31,555 - $84,266  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Job Description for Community Outreach Director

  • 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

Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Program Management, Media / Public Relations, Marketing Communications, and Public Speaking are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 14 percent, 12 percent, 8 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Social Media Marketing and Oral / Verbal Communication. Employees educated in Media / Public Relations are typically practiced in Public Speaking, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Community Outreach Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Across the entire workforce, experience and pay tend to be weakly linked—those with more experience do not necessarily bring in much higher salaries. Though starting salaries approximate $41K, they climb to $49,685 after five to 10 years. Salary comes to $55K after 10 to 20 years. Once they've gotten two decades of experience under their belts, Community Outreach Directors encounter slower salary growth; at this point, they earn $57K annually. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 26 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 1 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10. Between one and nine years is the typical spectrum of experience for those in this line of work—of those who took the survey, more than half land within this radius.

Pay Difference By Location

Phoenix
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New York
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Seattle
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National Average
$48,000
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For those looking to make money, Community Outreach Directors in Phoenix enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 29 percent above the national average. Community Outreach Directors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+6 percent) and Washington (+4 percent).

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Experience Affects Community Outreach Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%
Experienced
up arrow 12%
National Average
$48,000

Skills That Affect Community Outreach Director Salaries

Program Management
up arrow 14%
Marketing Communications
up arrow 8%
Community Outreach / Activism
up arrow 3%
National Average
$48,000
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 12%
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
82%
female alumni
 
Male
18%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 13%
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