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Community Outreach Director Salary

Community Outreach Directors in the United States take home approximately $49K per year on average. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 82 percent of Community Outreach Directors are female. For the most part, Community Outreach Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$32,596 - $83,299
(Median)
33K
49K
61K
83K
MEDIAN: $49,355
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$12.53 - $25.91
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$32,596 - $83,299  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,692  
Commission
$1,221 - $11,792  
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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$31,161 - $83,207  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 288
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.53 - $25.91  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $29.48  
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 - $7,692  
   
Commission
$1,221 - $11,792  
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).
)
$31,161 - $83,207  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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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


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, facility with Program Management, People Management, and Media / Public Relations are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent, 12 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Social Media Marketing and Oral / Verbal Communication. The majority of those who know Media / Public Relations also know Community Outreach / Activism.

Pay by Experience Level for Community Outreach Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Community Outreach Directors with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $42K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $50K. Community Outreach Directors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $55K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $57K on average.

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Experience Affects Community Outreach Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 13%


National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Community Outreach Director Salaries

Program Management
up arrow 24%

People Management
up arrow 12%



Marketing Communications
up arrow 7%

Event Planning
up arrow 4%

Community Outreach / Activism
up arrow 2%

National Average
$48,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 13%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

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: 82% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 16%