Media Coordinator Salary

Media Coordinators in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $38K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Media Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number receive medical and dental insurance and the larger part get vision insurance. Female Media Coordinators survey participants are more prevalent than men — 63 percent of professionals. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,152 - $49,391
$29K
$38K
$49K
MEDIAN: $38,187
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$11.72 - $21.78
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MEDIAN: $16.08
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$29,152 - $49,391  
   
Bonus
$19.40 - $3,933  
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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$27,554 - $49,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 172
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.72 - $21.78  
   
Overtime
$17.62 - $39.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$19.40 - $3,933  
   
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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$27,554 - $49,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 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 skilled in Media / Public Relations are similarly competent in 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: $38,018

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

For Media Coordinators, New York provides a pay rate that is 16 percent greater than the national average. Media Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+12 percent), Boston (+9 percent), Los Angeles (+8 percent), and Seattle (+3 percent). Trailing the national average by 18 percent, Kansas City is the market with the smallest paychecks. Tampa and Chicago are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 9 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively.

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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 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Media Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
▲40%

▲9%

▲8%

National Average
$38,000

▼1%

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 35 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 17%
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