Media Coordinator Salary

Pay for Media Coordinators in the United States is very modest at just $36K per year. Overall incomes of Media Coordinators generally bottom out at around $28K and peak near $48K; the final number can, in exceptional cases, include upwards of $3K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Media Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. Most Media Coordinators survey respondents are women (70 percent). The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$28,845 - $47,896
(Median)
$29K
$36K
$48K
MEDIAN: $36,433
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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
$28,845 - $47,896  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,952  
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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$27,933 - $47,871  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 227
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 - $2,952  
   
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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$27,933 - $47,871  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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


Survey results show that Media Coordinators use a fair number of skills. 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 seem to negatively impact pay include Graphic Design and Advertising. 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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $35K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $39K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $39K in this role. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $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 5%

Media Management
up arrow 3%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 1%

Social Media Marketing
0%

National Average
$36,000

Video Editing
up arrow 2%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 2%

Advertising
up arrow 3%

Graphic Design
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
67%
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: 50% employee benefits None: 16%
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