Community Outreach Director Salary (United States)

The average Community Outreach Director in the United States earns approximately $47,889 annually. The range in pay spans from $31,555 to $84,266 per year. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. A strong majority enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage in this occupation. Vision coverage is also available to about half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Community Outreach Directors. Responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.
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

Survey results suggest that Community Outreach Directors use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. 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. Media / Public Relations and Public Speaking are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Community Outreach Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Community Outreach Directors do not generally earn higher salaries from more experience in the field—in most many but not all cases, experience is not a driving force behind pay increase. At career start, salaries are typically $41K, which grows to $49,685 after five to 10 years. Those with one to two decades of experience under their belt tend to see salaries around $55K. After two decades on the job, Community Outreach Directors see salary growth dwindle, averaging $57K. 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 percent. Most employees in this workforce have between one and nine years of experience; more than half of those surveyed fall within this distribution.

Pay Difference By Location

Phoenix
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New York
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National Average
$48,000
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Phoenix is home to an above-average pay rate for Community Outreach Directors, 29 percent higher than 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
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Community Outreach / Activism
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National Average
$48,000
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 12%
Social Media Marketing
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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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