Media Coordinator Salary

Media Coordinators in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $37K annually on average. Total cash compensation to Media Coordinators ranges from $28K on the lower end to $48K on the higher end; the final number includes potential for approximately $3K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Media Coordinators making up 70 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,912 - $47,692
(Median)
$29K
$37K
$48K
MEDIAN: $36,588
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$11.69 - $21.39
(Median)
$12
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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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$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$28,912 - $47,692  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,948  
Profit Sharing
$52.62 - $2,959  
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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$28,006 - $47,922  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 233
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.69 - $21.39  
   
Overtime
$17.11 - $31.54  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,948  
   
Profit Sharing
$52.62 - $2,959  
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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$28,006 - $47,922  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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Job Description for Media Coordinator

A media coordinator is in charge of creating media such as commercials, digital marketing, and website to educate the public on their company and its products and/or services. This may be a leadership position in which the coordinator is in charge of organizing and delegating tasks. Tasks performed by the media coordinator may include creating marketing materials to build and retain their company's customer base, researching media opportunities and technology, and ensuring the media developed is effective and fits the needs of its target audience and stakeholders.

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Media Coordinator Tasks

  • Respond to media requests and disseminate information to appropriate channels.
  • Maintain customer, vendor, or ad accounts, including contracts and communications with sales representatives.
  • Write, update, and maintain all sales materials from websites to paper documentation.
  • Maintain media calendar, and include travel and meetings.

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Popular Skills for Media Coordinator


Media Coordinators generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Microsoft Excel, Media Management, and Media / Public Relations are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 11 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Graphic Design and Advertising. Those educated in Media / Public Relations tend to be well versed in Media Management and Video Editing.

Pay by Experience Level for Media Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $36K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $39K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $39K in this role. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $52K.

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Experience Affects Media Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%


Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Media Coordinator Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Media Management
up arrow 3%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 1%

National Average
$36,000

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 1%

Video Editing
up arrow 2%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%

Advertising
up arrow 4%

Graphic Design
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 16%
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