The average Marketing Communications Coordinator in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $42K per year. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and more than half earn dental coverage. Women make up the vast majority of Marketing Communications Coordinators (87 percent) who answered the questionnaire. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$32,903 - $57,370
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$33K
$42K
$57K
MEDIAN: $42,097
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$12.94 - $23.91
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$32,903 - $57,370  
   
Bonus
$70.47 - $4,823  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$30,936 - $56,801  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 490
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.94 - $23.91  
   
Overtime
$19.73 - $35.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$70.47 - $4,823  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$30,936 - $56,801  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 134
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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.

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Marketing Communications Coordinators who go on to become Marketing Directors may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Marketing Directors is $80K annually. Marketing Communications Managers or Marketing Managers are common next-step roles for Marketing Communications Coordinators moving up in their careers; annual pay for Marketing Communications Managers is $20K higher on average, and it's $19K higher for Marketing Managers.

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Popular Skills for Marketing Communications Coordinator


Survey takers working as Marketing Communications Coordinators report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Advertising, Event Management, Online Marketing, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 8 percent. 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.


Marketing Communications Coordinators with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $40K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $46K. Marketing Communications Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $50K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,439

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

With a pay rate for Marketing Communications Coordinators that is 25 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Marketing Communications Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+17 percent), Milwaukee (+11 percent), Atlanta (+9 percent), and New York (+8 percent). Trailing the national average by 12 percent, Cleveland is the market with the smallest paychecks. Workers in Chicago and Philadelphia earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (6 percent less and 4 percent less, respectively).

Marketing Communications Coordinator Reviews

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



Event Management
up arrow 6%

Online Marketing
up arrow 6%


Editing
up arrow 5%

Marketing Administration
up arrow 5%

Web Content Management
up arrow 4%

Web Marketing
up arrow 4%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 3%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Email Marketing
0%

Graphic Design
0%

Event Planning
0%

National Average
$41,000

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 90 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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