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Marketing Communications Coordinator Salary

Marketing Communications Coordinators in the United States take home an average $41K per year. Total cash compensation for Marketing Communications Coordinators runs from $30K to $55K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $4K and profit sharing that can reach almost $3K. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. There are far more female Marketing Communications Coordinators who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 84 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$30,861 - $54,182
(Median)
$31K
$41K
$54K
MEDIAN: $40,930
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$12.18 - $23.58
(Median)
$12
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
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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
$30,861 - $54,182  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,155  
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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$30,165 - $54,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 693
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.18 - $23.58  
   
Overtime
$18.52 - $34.09  
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 - $4,155  
   
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).
)
$30,165 - $54,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 226
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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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Though some Marketing Communications Coordinators move into positions like Marketing Director (where the average salary is $79K), this progression is not the norm. It is quite typical for Marketing Communications Coordinators to transition into roles as Marketing Communications Managers or Marketing Managers, where reported median earnings are $21K and $19K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Marketing Communications Coordinator


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in Marketing Administration, Project Management, Advertising, and Event Planning are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 8 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Social Media Marketing and Media / Public Relations. Most people skilled in Marketing Communications are similarly competent in Social Media Marketing, 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, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $39K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $44K. Marketing Communications Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $48K. Marketing Communications Coordinators who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $52K.

Pay Difference by Location


Marketing Communications Coordinators will find that Houston offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 28 percent. Marketing Communications Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in New York (+12 percent), Los Angeles (+8 percent), Chicago (+6 percent), and St. Louis (+6 percent). Trailing the national average by 11 percent, Austin is the market with the smallest paychecks. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Cleveland and Atlanta (7 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Marketing Communications Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%



National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Marketing Communications Coordinator Salaries


Marketing Administration
up arrow 8%


Event Planning
up arrow 4%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Graphic Design
up arrow 1%

Email Marketing
0%

Web Content Management
0%

Web Marketing
0%

National Average
$40,000

Copywriting
up arrow 1%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 4%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 254 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 16%