Media Coordinators aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $38K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Female Media Coordinators are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (61 percent) are women. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$29,378 - $48,750
$29K
$38K
$49K
MEDIAN: $38,106
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$11.05 - $22.12
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$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$29,378 - $48,750  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $3,933  
Profit Sharing
$588  
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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$27,868 - $49,290  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 189
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.05 - $22.12  
   
Overtime
$17.82 - $38.98  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $3,933  
   
Commission
$4,045  
Profit Sharing
$588  
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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$27,868 - $49,290  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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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


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Content Management, Media Management, and Media / Public Relations are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Advertising, Graphic Design, and Marketing Communications. Those proficient in Media / Public Relations are, more often than not, also skilled 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.


For many Media Coordinators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $37K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $41K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $42K. 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 $53K.

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Key Stats for Media Coordinator

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Media Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Experienced
up arrow 11%


National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Media Coordinator Salaries

Content Management
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Media Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$38,000


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 5%

Video Editing
up arrow 5%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 7%

Graphic Design
up arrow 8%

Advertising
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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