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Media Coordinator Salary

Media Coordinators in the United States can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $36K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing, each hitting highs of $3K, total cash payment to Media Coordinators can bottom out at $27K or peak near $48K. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Most Media Coordinators like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
$28,053 - $48,789
(Median)
28K
36K
41K
49K
MEDIAN: $36,069
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$11.73 - $20.96
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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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$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,053 - $48,789  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,878  
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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$27,092 - $48,212  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 200
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$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.73 - $20.96  
   
Overtime
$17.32 - $31.13  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,878  
   
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).
)
$27,092 - $48,212  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 73
United States (change)

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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Media Coordinators who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Most notably, skills in Media / Public Relations, Social Media Marketing, Video Editing, and Advertising are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Media Management and Advertising. Aptitude in Media / Public Relations tends to also indicate an understanding of Social Media Marketing.

Pay by Experience Level for Media Coordinator

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


Media Coordinators with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $35K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $39K. On average, Media Coordinators make $40K following one to two decades on the job. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Media Coordinators with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $52K.

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Experience Affects Media Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Media Coordinator Salaries

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 3%

National Average
$36,000

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 2%

Video Editing
up arrow 2%

Advertising
up arrow 3%

Media Management
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 16%