Media Coordinator Salary

Media Coordinators in the United States can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $39K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Female Media Coordinators are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (61 percent) are women. Job satisfaction for Media Coordinators is high. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by most, and the larger part earn vision coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,377 - $49,233
$29K
$39K
$49K
MEDIAN: $38,531
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50%
90%

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$10.97 - $22.16
$11
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$22
MEDIAN: $15.79
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$29,377 - $49,233  
   
Bonus
$96.74 - $3,823  
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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$27,752 - $49,657  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 174
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.97 - $22.16  
   
Overtime
$18.00 - $39.31  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$96.74 - $3,823  
   
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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$27,752 - $49,657  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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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


Survey results imply that Media Coordinators put a diverse skill set to use. 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. Most people experienced in Media / Public Relations also know 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.


The average inexperienced worker earns $38K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $41K. For Media Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $41K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $53K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,286

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

For Media Coordinators, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Media Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+11 percent), Boston (+9 percent), Los Angeles (+8 percent), and Seattle (+2 percent). In Kansas City, salaries are 18 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. On the whole, employers pay 9 percent below the median salary for those in this field in Tampa and Chicago.

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Key Stats for Media Coordinator

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Media Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
▲39%

▲8%

▲7%

National Average
$38,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Media Coordinator Salaries


Content Management
▲1%

Project Management
▲1%

National Average
$38,000



Microsoft Excel
▼4%


Graphic Design
▼7%

Marketing Communications
▼8%

Advertising
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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