Community Outreach Director Salary

Median pay for Community Outreach Directors in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $51K per year. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Women account for the majority of Community Outreach Directors who took the survey — 82 percent to be exact. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$34,263 - $81,906
(Median)
$34K
$51K
$82K
MEDIAN: $50,827
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$12.54 - $29.80
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$13
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$30
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary 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
Salary
$34,263 - $81,906  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,814  
Profit Sharing
$8,000  
Commission
$3,000  
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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$32,888 - $82,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 337
National Hourly Rate 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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.54 - $29.80  
   
Overtime
$11.00  
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 - $9,814  
   
Commission
$3,000  
Profit Sharing
$8,000  
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).
)
$32,888 - $82,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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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 suggest that Community Outreach Directors put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in People Management, Program Management, Community Outreach / Activism, and Public Speaking are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 8 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Program Development, 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.


For many Community Outreach Directors, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average beginner in this position makes around $42K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $51K. Community Outreach Directors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $57K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $60K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Community Outreach Director Salaries




National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Community Outreach Director Salaries

People Management
up arrow 8%



Public Speaking
up arrow 4%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 3%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%

Event Planning
0%

National Average
$50,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 16%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 17%

Program Development
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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