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Community Outreach Director Salary

Community Outreach Directors in the United States can expect wages of $50K annually on average. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around half. Female Community Outreach Directors far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$33,820 - $81,940
(Median)
$34K
$50K
$82K
MEDIAN: $50,279
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$12.46 - $30.00
(Median)
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$20
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MEDIAN: $20
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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
$33,820 - $81,940  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
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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$32,396 - $82,739  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 297
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.46 - $30.00  
   
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 - $9,787  
   
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).
)
$32,396 - $82,739  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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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 pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in People Management, Community Outreach / Activism, Public Speaking, and Media / Public Relations are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 9 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Social Media Marketing and Oral / Verbal Communication. Most people familiar with 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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Community Outreach Directors — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $43K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $51K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $55K in this role. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $58K.

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Experience Affects Community Outreach Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%



National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Community Outreach Director Salaries

People Management
up arrow 9%




Marketing Communications
up arrow 4%

Program Management
up arrow 3%

Event Planning
up arrow 1%

National Average
$50,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 15%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 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: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 16%
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