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Marketing Communications Coordinator Salary

Marketing Communications Coordinators in the United States take home approximately $41K annually on average. Total incomes of Marketing Communications Coordinators incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $4K from bonuses and close to $3K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $30K and $54K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. The majority of Marketing Communications Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 84 percent of Marketing Communications Coordinators are female. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,035 - $54,034
(Median)
$31K
$41K
$54K
MEDIAN: $41,135
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$12.48 - $23.44
(Median)
$12
$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
$31,035 - $54,034  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,094  
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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$30,467 - $54,473  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 651
National Hourly Rate 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$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.48 - $23.44  
   
Overtime
$18.51 - $35.29  
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.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,094  
   
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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$30,467 - $54,473  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 212
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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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Marketing Communications Coordinators sometimes assume positions such as Marketing Directors. That role pays $79K per year on average. Marketing Communications Coordinators moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Marketing Communications Managers or Marketing Managers. The median paychecks in those roles are $21K higher and $19K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Marketing Communications Coordinator


Marketing Communications Coordinators seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Marketing Administration, Advertising, and Event Planning are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 7 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Social Media Marketing and Media / Public Relations. Most people familiar with 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $39K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $44K on average — a distinctly larger sum. For Marketing Communications Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $49K. 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 $53K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


For Marketing Communications Coordinators, busy Houston offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 30 percent above the national average. Marketing Communications Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+10 percent), San Diego (+6 percent), Chicago (+5 percent), and St. Louis (+5 percent). Trailing the national average by 10 percent, Philadelphia is the market with the smallest paychecks. Workers in Cleveland and Austin earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (9 percent less and 8 percent less, respectively).

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Experience Affects Marketing Communications Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Marketing Communications Coordinator Salaries


Marketing Administration
up arrow 7%


Graphic Design
up arrow 3%

Event Planning
up arrow 3%

Web Marketing
up arrow 3%

Email Marketing
up arrow 2%

Web Content Management
up arrow 2%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

National Average
$41,000

Copywriting
up arrow 1%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 3%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 190 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 18%
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