Media Coordinator Salary

Media Coordinators in the United States can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $36K annually. Overall cash earnings for Media Coordinators stretch from $28K on the lower end to $48K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $3K from bonuses and $4K from profit sharing. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,747 - $48,024
(Median)
$29K
$36K
$48K
MEDIAN: $36,124
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$11.80 - $21.18
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$12
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,747 - $48,024  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,944  
Profit Sharing
$53.16 - $3,500  
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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$27,847 - $48,083  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 231
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.80 - $21.18  
   
Overtime
$17.00 - $30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,944  
   
Profit Sharing
$53.16 - $3,500  
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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$27,847 - $48,083  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78

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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


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Microsoft Excel, Media / Public Relations, and Social Media Marketing are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Graphic Design. For most people, competency in Media / Public Relations indicates knowledge of Video Editing and Media Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Media Coordinator

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Media Coordinators — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $35K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see 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 44%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Media Coordinator Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 1%

Social Media Marketing
0%

Media Management
0%

National Average
$36,000

Video Editing
up arrow 2%

Advertising
up arrow 3%

Graphic Design
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 15%