Marketing Communications Coordinator Salary

Marketing Communications Coordinators in the United States take home approximately $42K per year on average. In the world of Marketing Communications Coordinators, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $4K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $3K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $31K and $55K. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women account for the majority of Marketing Communications Coordinators who took the survey — 83 percent to be exact. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$31,316 - $54,389
(Median)
$31K
$42K
$54K
MEDIAN: $41,517
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$12.84 - $23.93
(Median)
$13
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$31,316 - $54,389  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,892  
Profit Sharing
$25.00 - $2,750  
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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$30,737 - $54,699  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 715
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.84 - $23.93  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$16.26 - $33.86  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,892  
   
Profit Sharing
$25.00 - $2,750  
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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$30,737 - $54,699  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 218
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Job Description for Marketing Communications Coordinator

Marketing communications coordinators use a number of methods of mass communication to maximize positive visibility and recognition for their company and its products. Depending on the nature of the business, this may involve some of many forms of communication, such as the Internet, television, print ads, and radio, with Web visibility fast becoming the biggest focus for many companies.

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Marketing Communications Coordinator Tasks

  • Research, maintain and report on marketing data to aid management in determining marketing direction.
  • Assist in creating materials used for proposals, correspondence and presentation materials and reports.
  • Support marketing day-to-day operations including media campaigns, promotions and projects.
  • Arrange and coordinate special events, projects and mailings.

Common Career Paths for Marketing Communications Coordinator


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At the upper end, Marketing Communications Coordinators who move into a Marketing Director role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Marketing Directors is a much higher $80K per year. Career advancement for the typical Marketing Communications Coordinator often leads to becoming a Marketing Communications Manager or a Marketing Manager; median salaries in these positions are $20K higher and $19K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Marketing Communications Coordinator


Marketing Communications Coordinators seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Marketing Administration, Editing, Project Management, and Web Marketing are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 6 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Event Management and Social Media Marketing. Those educated in Marketing Communications tend to be well versed in Media / Public Relations, Project Management, and Graphic Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Marketing Communications Coordinator

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $40K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $45K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $50K in this role. Marketing Communications Coordinators who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $54K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,138

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Marketing Communications Coordinators, Houston offers exceptional salaries, 20 percent above the national average. Marketing Communications Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in New York (+7 percent), Los Angeles (+7 percent), San Diego (+7 percent), and Washington (+5 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 11 percent south of the national average, can be found in Cleveland. Austin and Atlanta are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 11 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively.

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What is it like working as a Marketing Communications Coordinator?

Marketing Communications Coordinator in Ellensburg:
"Great experience poor pay."
Pros: Creativity combined with data analyzing. The culture is great. You create your own hours.
Cons: No paid time off, no sick days, no 401(k)

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Experience Affects Marketing Communications Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Marketing Communications Coordinator Salaries

Editing
up arrow 6%

Marketing Administration
up arrow 6%


Graphic Design
up arrow 3%

Advertising
up arrow 3%

Web Marketing
up arrow 3%

Web Content Management
up arrow 2%

Event Planning
up arrow 1%

Email Marketing
up arrow 1%

Copywriting
up arrow 1%

Marketing Communications
0%

National Average
$41,000

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 1%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 3%


Event Management
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 158 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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