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Marketing Communications Coordinator Salary

The average Marketing Communications Coordinator in the United States earns approximately $41K per year. 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 and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority (83 percent) of Marketing Communications Coordinators who took the survey are female. A fair number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-half. The majority of Marketing Communications Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,045 - $53,940
(Median)
$31K
$41K
$54K
MEDIAN: $41,101
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$12.44 - $23.52
(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
$31,045 - $53,940  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,101  
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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$30,460 - $54,434  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 653
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
$12.44 - $23.52  
   
Overtime
$18.71 - $35.40  
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 - $4,101  
   
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).
)
$30,460 - $54,434  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 208

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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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While Marketing Communications Coordinators do not often become Marketing Directors, the job pays $79K per year on average. Typical career progression for a Marketing Communications Coordinator involves becoming a Marketing Communications Manager or a Marketing Manager, roles that pay $21K more and $19K more on average.

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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 Project Management, Marketing Administration, Advertising, and Event Planning are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 8 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Social Media Marketing and Media / Public Relations. Most people who know 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.


Marketing Communications Coordinators do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. 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. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $49K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $53K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Marketing Communications Coordinators, working in the bustling city of Houston has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Marketing Communications Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in New York (+10 percent), San Diego (+7 percent), Chicago (+5 percent), and St. Louis (+5 percent). The lowest-paying market is Cleveland, which sits 9 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Austin and Philadelphia (8 percent less).

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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 3%

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%

National Average
$41,000

Copywriting
up arrow 1%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 4%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 195 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
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 17%
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