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Marketing Communications Coordinator Salary

The average Marketing Communications Coordinator in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $41K annually. 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 $30K and $55K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Marketing Communications Coordinators. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Marketing Communications Coordinators (83 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$30,773 - $53,984
(Median)
$31K
$41K
$54K
MEDIAN: $41,012
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$12.39 - $23.96
(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
$30,773 - $53,984  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,090  
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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$30,217 - $54,623  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 658
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
$12.39 - $23.96  
   
Overtime
$18.54 - $35.66  
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 - $4,090  
   
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).
)
$30,217 - $54,623  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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 who advance into the role of a Marketing Director are fairly uncommon. Marketing Directors on average earn $79K per year. Marketing Communications Coordinators most often move into positions as Marketing Communications Managers or Marketing Managers; those groups report median salaries that are $21K higher and $19K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Marketing Communications Coordinator


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set 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 of 8 percent, 7 percent, 6 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Social Media Marketing and Media / Public Relations. Most people experienced in Marketing Communications also know 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, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $39K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $44K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Marketing Communications Coordinators make a median salary of $48K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Marketing Communications Coordinators with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $52K.

Pay Difference by Location


Houston is home to an above-average pay rate for Marketing Communications Coordinators, 30 percent higher than the national average. Marketing Communications Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+11 percent), Chicago (+6 percent), St. Louis (+5 percent), and Los Angeles (+5 percent). Columbus ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 11 percent below the national average. 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%


Event Planning
up arrow 4%

Web Marketing
up arrow 3%

Graphic Design
up arrow 2%

Email Marketing
up arrow 2%

Web Content Management
up arrow 2%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Copywriting
up arrow 1%

National Average
$41,000

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 4%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 203 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

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: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 17%