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Community Outreach Director Salary

Community Outreach Directors in the United States can expect to earn an average of $50K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Community Outreach Directors. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 83 percent of Community Outreach Directors are female. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$33,573 - $82,139
(Median)
$34K
$50K
$82K
MEDIAN: $50,110
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90%

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$12.51 - $29.80
(Median)
$13
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$33,573 - $82,139  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,729  
Commission
$1,200 - $12,000  
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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$31,954 - $82,845  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 294
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.51 - $29.80  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.52  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,729  
   
Commission
$1,200 - $12,000  
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).
)
$31,954 - $82,845  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | 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


Community Outreach Directors report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Community Outreach / Activism, People Management, Program Management, and Public Speaking are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 11 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Social Media Marketing and Oral / Verbal Communication. Most people skilled in Media / Public Relations are similarly competent 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $43K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $50K. Community Outreach Directors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $55K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $57K.

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Experience Affects Community Outreach Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%



National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Community Outreach Director Salaries


People Management
up arrow 10%




Marketing Communications
up arrow 5%

Event Planning
up arrow 2%

National Average
$49,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 14%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 16%
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