Marketing Communications Coordinator Salary

Median pay for Marketing Communications Coordinators in the United States is around $42K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. Women make up the vast majority of Marketing Communications Coordinators (86 percent) who answered the questionnaire. The majority of Marketing Communications Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$32,900 - $57,645
$33K
$42K
$58K
MEDIAN: $42,326
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$13.06 - $24.23
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$24
MEDIAN: $17.83
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$32,900 - $57,645  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,875  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Commission
$650  
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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$30,880 - $57,271  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 491
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.06 - $24.23  
   
Overtime
$19.73 - $35.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,875  
   
Commission
$650  
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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$30,880 - $57,271  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 135

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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

  • Support marketing day-to-day operations including media campaigns, promotions and projects.
  • Arrange and coordinate special events, projects and mailings.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Marketing Communications Coordinator


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Marketing Communications Coordinators who transition into a Marketing Director role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $80K per year. 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 $20K higher and $19K higher, respectively.

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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 Event Management, Advertising, Project Management, and Marketing Administration are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 12 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe InDesign. 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.


For Marketing Communications Coordinators, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The average beginner in this position makes around $40K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $47K. 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 of $51K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,650

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

Marketing Communications Coordinators will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 21 percent. Marketing Communications Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+14 percent), New York (+11 percent), Milwaukee (+10 percent), and Washington (+7 percent). Cleveland ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 12 percent below the national average. Workers in Chicago and Dallas earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (7 percent less and 4 percent less, respectively).

Marketing Communications Coordinator Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Marketing Communications Coordinator

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 96 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Marketing Communications Coordinator Salaries

▲22%

▲20%

▲13%

National Average
$42,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Marketing Communications Coordinator Salaries


▲7%


Editing
▲5%

Marketing Administration
▲5%


▲4%





Email Marketing
▼0%

Event Planning
▼0%

National Average
$42,000


Adobe InDesign
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 96 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

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: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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