Marketing Communications Coordinator Salary

Median pay for Marketing Communications Coordinators in the United States is around $41K annually. Final cash compensation to Marketing Communications Coordinators varies from around $31K to approximately $54K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $4K and $3K, respectively. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. The vast majority of Marketing Communications Coordinators (84 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Most Marketing Communications Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,332 - $54,141
(Median)
$31K
$41K
$54K
MEDIAN: $41,387
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$12.57 - $23.18
(Median)
$13
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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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$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$31,332 - $54,141  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,939  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $2,909  
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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$30,569 - $54,356  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 657
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.57 - $23.18  
   
Overtime
$18.65 - $34.94  
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.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,939  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $2,909  
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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$30,569 - $54,356  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 205
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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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There are some Marketing Communications Coordinators — though it's uncommon — that transition into Marketing Directors, where earnings are an average $79K annually. When Marketing Communications Coordinators are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Marketing Communications Managers or Marketing Managers. Those roles pay an additional $20K and $19K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Marketing Communications Coordinator


Marketing Communications Coordinators report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Marketing Management, Project Management, Marketing Administration, and Advertising are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 9 percent, 8 percent, 7 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Social Media Marketing. Most people experienced in Marketing Communications also know 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.


For Marketing Communications 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. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $39K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $44K. Marketing Communications Coordinators bring in $49K after working for 10 to 20 years. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $53K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 29 percent, Marketing Communications Coordinators in Houston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Marketing Communications Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+10 percent), San Diego (+8 percent), St. Louis (+5 percent), and Chicago (+4 percent). Falling short of the national average by 16 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Pittsburgh. Cleveland and Atlanta are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 10 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively.

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Experience Affects Marketing Communications Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Marketing Communications Coordinator Salaries

Marketing Management
up arrow 9%


Marketing Administration
up arrow 7%


Web Marketing
up arrow 4%

Graphic Design
up arrow 3%

Editing
up arrow 3%

Event Planning
up arrow 2%

Email Marketing
up arrow 2%

Web Content Management
up arrow 2%

Online Marketing
up arrow 2%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Copywriting
up arrow 1%

National Average
$41,000

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 3%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 165 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 17%
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