Membership Coordinator Salary

Pay for Membership Coordinators in the United States is very modest at just $38K per year. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. The vast majority (85 percent) of Membership Coordinators who took the survey are female. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,391 - $52,916
$29K
$38K
$53K
MEDIAN: $38,421
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$11.17 - $21.86
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MEDIAN: $15.70
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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.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,391 - $52,916  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $4,834  
Profit Sharing
$3,270  
Commission
$4,400  
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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$26,635 - $51,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 199
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.17 - $21.86  
   
Overtime
$17.11 - $34.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $4,834  
   
Commission
$4,400  
Profit Sharing
$3,270  
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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$26,635 - $51,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 122
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Job Description for Membership Coordinator

There are many types of organizations that operate on a membership model, such as unions, fitness clubs, and country clubs. Without a stable base of active members and a steady influx of new members, it is often difficult for such organizations to function. Membership coordinators supervise new member recruitment, help ensure existing members are satisfied, and address members' concerns to make sure their experience as members is profitable to all interested parties. The membership coordinator works to organize membership expansion through means such as advertising and recruitment drives. They also meet with existing members to help maintain their satisfaction with the organization. Additionally, they are often responsible for maintaining paperwork, finances, and other duties relevant to membership.

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Membership Coordinator Tasks

  • Maintain membership records, processing new member applications, membership renewals, and member resignations.
  • Collect data for membership statistics and generate reports on trends.
  • Promote organization to prospective members and encourage current members to upgrade membership level.
  • Manage communication with members, writing newsletters, responding to questions, and carrying out surveys.

Common Career Paths for Membership Coordinator


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At the upper end, Membership Coordinators who move into a Membership Director role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Membership Directors is a much higher $47K per year.

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Popular Skills for Membership Coordinator


Membership Coordinators report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Fundraising, Database Management, Customer Relationship Management, and Database Management & Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people experienced in Customer Relationship Management also know Database Management & Reporting and Database Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Membership Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Membership Coordinators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $36K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $38K. Membership Coordinators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $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 $49K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,815

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

For Membership Coordinators, New York provides a pay rate that is 27 percent greater than the national average. Membership Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+21 percent), Chicago (+14 percent), Los Angeles (+12 percent), and Washington (+8 percent). Membership Coordinators in San Diego earn salaries far below the national average by 27 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Employers also pay below the national average in Portland (9 percent lower) and Denver (5 percent lower).

Membership Coordinator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Membership Coordinator?

Membership Coordinator in Irvine:
`"$Membership Specialist."`
Pros: I enjoy the office environment and my co workers. The company culture is great. I also enjoy being able to work from home when needed.
Cons: I don't like the fact that I don't feel fairly compensated for the amount of responsibilities. I don't like that I am one person doing a multi-person job. It's stressful.

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Key Stats for Membership Coordinator

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
6%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Membership Coordinator Salaries

▲32%

▲14%

▲4%

National Average
$37,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Membership Coordinator Salaries

Fundraising
▲7%


Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼0%

National Average
$37,000



Customer Relations
▼1%

▼2%

Event Planning
▼2%

Typing
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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