Marketing Communications Coordinator Salary

Marketing Communications Coordinators in the United States can expect to earn an average of $42K annually. Total cash compensation to Marketing Communications Coordinators bottoms out near $31K and approaches $55K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $4K from bonuses and almost $3K from profit sharing. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. For the most part, Marketing Communications Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. The vast majority (83 percent) of Marketing Communications Coordinators who took the survey are female. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$31,316 - $54,389
(Median)
$31K
$42K
$54K
MEDIAN: $41,517
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$12.84 - $23.93
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$13
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$31,316 - $54,389  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,892  
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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$30,737 - $54,699  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 715
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.84 - $23.93  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$16.26 - $33.86  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,892  
   
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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$30,737 - $54,699  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 218
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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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As Marketing Communications Coordinators transition into upper-level roles such as Marketing Director, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Marketing Directors earn $80K on average per year. Typical career progression for a Marketing Communications Coordinator involves becoming a Marketing Communications Manager or a Marketing Manager, roles that pay $20K more and $19K more on average.

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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 Marketing Administration, Editing, Project Management, and Web Marketing are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 6 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Event Management and Social Media Marketing. Those educated in Marketing Communications tend to be well versed in 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.


Marketing Communications Coordinators with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $40K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $45K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Marketing Communications Coordinators make a median salary of $50K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $54K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,138

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

For those looking to make money, Marketing Communications Coordinators in Houston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 20 percent above the national average. Marketing Communications Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+7 percent), Los Angeles (+7 percent), San Diego (+7 percent), and Washington (+5 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 11 percent south of the national average, can be found in Cleveland. Employers pay around 11 percent less in Austin and 7 percent less in Atlanta, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Marketing Communications Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Marketing Communications Coordinator Salaries

Editing
up arrow 6%

Marketing Administration
up arrow 6%


Graphic Design
up arrow 3%

Advertising
up arrow 3%

Web Marketing
up arrow 3%

Web Content Management
up arrow 2%

Event Planning
up arrow 1%

Email Marketing
up arrow 1%

Copywriting
up arrow 1%

Marketing Communications
0%

National Average
$41,000

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 1%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 3%


Event Management
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 158 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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