Pay for Media Coordinators in the United States is very modest at just $38K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. For the most part, Media Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. More than half of Media Coordinators (63 percent) survey participants are women. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$29,408 - $48,155
(Median)
$29K
$38K
$48K
MEDIAN: $37,598
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$10.76 - $22.20
(Median)
$11
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary 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.
)
$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$29,408 - $48,155  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,927  
Profit Sharing
$588  
Commission
$4,096  
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).
)
$28,197 - $49,258  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 200
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.76 - $22.20  
   
Overtime
$17.75 - $39.15  
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.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,927  
   
Commission
$4,096  
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).
)
$28,197 - $49,258  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 50
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

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.

Read More...

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.

Media Coordinator Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Media Coordinator


Media Coordinators report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Content Management, Media Management, and Media / Public Relations are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Graphic Design, Advertising, and Marketing Communications. For most people, competency in Media / Public Relations indicates knowledge of 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's salary is approximately $37K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $41K on average. Media Coordinators bring in $41K after working for 10 to 20 years. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $53K.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Media Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%


Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Media Coordinator Salaries

Media Management
up arrow 2%

Content Management
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$38,000

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 4%

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
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 15%
ADVERTISEMENT