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Media Coordinator Salary

Media Coordinators in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $36K per year. Total cash compensation to Media Coordinators varies from $28K to $48K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $3K each. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-half. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,815 - $47,438
(Median)
$29K
$36K
$47K
MEDIAN: $36,387
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90%

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$11.77 - $21.08
(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
$28,815 - $47,438  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,955  
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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$27,892 - $47,871  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 226
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
$11.77 - $21.08  
   
Overtime
$16.89 - $30.20  
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 - $2,955  
   
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).
)
$27,892 - $47,871  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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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 suggest that Media Coordinators use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Microsoft Excel, Media Management, and Media / Public Relations are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Graphic Design, Advertising, and Video Editing. Most people familiar with Media / Public Relations also know Media Management and Video Editing. Most people who know Social Media Marketing also know 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.


The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $35K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $39K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $39K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $52K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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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 2%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 1%

Social Media Marketing
0%

National Average
$36,000

Video Editing
up arrow 4%

Advertising
up arrow 4%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 4%

Graphic Design
up arrow 10%

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
66%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 15%
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