Media Coordinator Salary

Commissions comprise a big part of overall income for Media Coordinators. The median take-home amount in this area is around $37K, and on average, more than two-fifths of that final number comes from commissions. Total cash compensation to Media Coordinators ranges from $28K on the lower end to $49K on the higher end; the final number includes potential for approximately $3K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Media Coordinators are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (67 percent) are women. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,423 - $48,773
(Median)
$29K
$37K
$49K
MEDIAN: $37,291
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$11.47 - $21.33
(Median)
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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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$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$29,423 - $48,773  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,034  
Profit Sharing
$52.98 - $2,909  
Commission
$15,400  
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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$28,192 - $49,055  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 272
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$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.47 - $21.33  
   
Overtime
$12.37 - $31.80  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,034  
   
Commission
$15,400  
Profit Sharing
$52.98 - $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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$28,192 - $49,055  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 89
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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 report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Content Management, Video Editing, and Media Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Graphic Design, Advertising, and Marketing Communications. Most people skilled in Media / Public Relations are similarly competent 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.


For many Media Coordinators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average inexperienced worker earns $36K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $40K. Media Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $40K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $52K.

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Experience Affects Media Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

Experienced
up arrow 9%


National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Media Coordinator Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Content Management
up arrow 5%

Media Management
up arrow 1%

Video Editing
up arrow 1%

Media / Public Relations
0%

National Average
$37,000

Microsoft Excel
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Social Media Marketing
up arrow 2%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 4%

Advertising
up arrow 5%

Graphic Design
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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