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Community Relations Coordinator Salary

Pay for Community Relations Coordinators in the United States is very modest at just $40K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — between a fifth and a fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 87 percent of Community Relations Coordinators are female. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,237 - $59,003
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$29K
$40K
$59K
MEDIAN: $40,127
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$11.60 - $21.84
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$29,237 - $59,003  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,907  
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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$26,861 - $56,504  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 256
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$11.60 - $21.84  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $28.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,907  
   
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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$26,861 - $56,504  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 99

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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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Many Community Relations Coordinators move into a Director of Community Relations role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $52K per year.

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Popular Skills for Community Relations Coordinator


Community Relations Coordinators report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Community Outreach / Activism, Media / Public Relations, Marketing Communications, and Event Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Fundraising. Most people familiar with Event Planning also know Marketing Communications.

Pay by Experience Level for Community Relations Coordinator

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. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $37K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $42K. For Community Relations Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $45K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Community Relations Coordinator with more than 20 years of experience can earn $49K on average.

Community Relations Coordinator Reviews

What is it like working as a Community Relations Coordinator?

Community Relations Coordinator in San Francisco:
"Fits my personality."
Pros: I'm great with people. I get to talk and write about the nonprofit I work for, and convince other people that they should love it as much as I do. The culture is very supportive, and I get to be fairly autonomous in my work. Management is flexible about PTO time.
Cons: I wish there were more opportunities for upward mobility. I feel my salary does not reflect the value I add to the agency.

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Experience Affects Community Relations Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 15%


National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Community Relations Coordinator Salaries

Community Outreach / Activism
up arrow 10%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 2%

Marketing Communications
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 62 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 22%
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