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Community Relations Coordinator Salary

Community Relations Coordinators aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $40K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Slightly more than a fifth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and a majority claim dental coverage as well. Female Community Relations Coordinators far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Most Community Relations Coordinators like their work and job satisfaction is high.

$29,166 - $58,615
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$29K
$40K
$59K
MEDIAN: $40,099
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$11.61 - $21.43
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$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$29,166 - $58,615  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
Total Pay (?
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$26,503 - $56,191  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 246
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Hourly Rate
$11.61 - $21.43  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $28.19  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
   
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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$26,503 - $56,191  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 101

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Job Description for Community Relations Coordinator

  • Evaluate needs of general public and community groups.
  • Represent organization in a variety of public settings to increase awareness.
  • Develop community outreach activities and programs.

Common Career Paths for Community Relations Coordinator


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Community Relations Coordinators who move on to become Directors of Community Relations may enjoy significant pay raises, as Directors of Community Relations get paid an average of $51K per year.

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Popular Skills for Community Relations Coordinator


Survey takers who work as Community Relations Coordinators report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Marketing Communications, Media / Public Relations, Event Planning, and Fundraising are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Fundraising. It is often found that people who know Event Planning are also skilled in Marketing Communications.

Pay by Experience Level for Community Relations Coordinator

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


For Community Relations Coordinators, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $37K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $41K. Community Relations Coordinators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $45K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $49K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Community Relations Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 16%


National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Community Relations Coordinator Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 1%

Event Planning
0%

National Average
$39,000

Fundraising
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 22%