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Community Relations Coordinator Salary

Community Relations Coordinators in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $39K annually on average. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women account for the majority of Community Relations Coordinators who took the survey — 86 percent to be exact. Most Community Relations Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just over one in five lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
$28,468 - $59,613
(Median)
$28K
$39K
$60K
MEDIAN: $39,490
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$11.46 - $20.92
(Median)
$11
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$28,468 - $59,613  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,340  
Total Pay (?
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$25,685 - $56,449  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 230
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$11.46 - $20.92  
   
Overtime
$14.79 - $28.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,340  
   
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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$25,685 - $56,449  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | 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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Community Relations Coordinators often transition into upper level Director of Community Relations positions, where pay tends to be much higher. On average, Directors of Community Relations earn $51K per year.

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Popular Skills for Community Relations Coordinator


Survey results show that Community Relations Coordinators typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Marketing Communications, Media / Public Relations, Event Planning, and Fundraising are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Fundraising. Most people experienced in 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.


Community Relations Coordinators 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 $36K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $41K. Community Relations Coordinators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $45K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $49K.

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Experience Affects Community Relations Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 18%


National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Community Relations Coordinator Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Media / Public Relations
0%

National Average
$38,000

Event Planning
up arrow 2%

Fundraising
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 23%