Media Coordinator Salary

Media Coordinators in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $38K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Media Coordinators (63 percent) who took the survey are female. Job satisfaction for Media Coordinators is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,170 - $49,064
$29K
$38K
$49K
MEDIAN: $37,577
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$11.67 - $22.04
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MEDIAN: $16.42
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$0$49K
Salary $29,170 - $49,064
Bonus $19.00 - $4,000
Profit Sharing $983
Commission $4,045
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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$27,340 - $49,671
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 172
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $11.67 - $22.04
Overtime $16.50 - $41.65
Annual Data $0$49K
Bonus $19.00 - $4,000
Commission $4,045
Profit Sharing $983
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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$27,340 - $49,671
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49

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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

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

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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 Media Management, Project Management, Content Management, and Media / Public Relations are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Advertising, Marketing Communications, and Graphic Design. For most people, competency in Media / Public Relations indicates knowledge of Media Management and Video Editing.

Pay by Experience Level for Media Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Media Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Media Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 191 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Media Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Media Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 15 salaries. A Media Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,992

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Media Coordinators in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 16 percent above the national average. Media Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+12 percent), Boston (+10 percent), Los Angeles (+8 percent), and Seattle (+3 percent). The lowest-paying market is Kansas City, which sits 18 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Tampa (9 percent lower) and Chicago (8 percent lower).

Media Coordinator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Media Coordinator?

Media Coordinator in Colonial Heights:
"THE WORK FORCE."
Pros: Takes only 15 minutes or less to get to work, Vacation Time and Sick Pay.
Cons: Overworked, doing a 3 man job.

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Key Stats for Media Coordinator

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Media Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
▲40%

▲9%

▲8%

▼0%

National Average
$38,000

Skills That Affect Media Coordinator Salaries


Content Management
▲2%

Project Management
▲2%


National Average
$38,000


Microsoft Excel
▼3%


Graphic Design
▼7%

Marketing Communications
▼7%

Advertising
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 17%
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