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Membership Coordinator Salary

Membership Coordinators aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $36K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. The vast majority of Membership Coordinators (83 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$27,648 - $46,645
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$28K
$36K
$47K
MEDIAN: $35,871
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$10.23 - $19.72
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$27,648 - $46,645  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,461  
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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$25,353 - $46,160  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 263
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.23 - $19.72  
   
Overtime
$13.01 - $32.83  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,461  
   
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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$25,353 - $46,160  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 127

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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

  • 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.
  • Maintain membership records, processing new member applications, membership renewals, and member resignations.
  • Collect data for membership statistics and generate reports on trends.

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Popular Skills for Membership Coordinator


Survey results show that Membership Coordinators typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Database Management & Reporting, Customer Relationship Management, Customer Service, and Database Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Sales. Most people familiar with Customer Service also know Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Database Management & Reporting.

Pay by Experience Level for Membership Coordinator

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


For Membership Coordinators, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $34K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $37K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $39K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $43K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 27 percent, Membership Coordinators in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Membership Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in New York (+19 percent) and Washington (+18 percent). Compared to the national average, San Diego Membership Coordinators have considerably lower salaries, 23 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Employers in Houston and Denver also lean toward paying below-median salaries (11 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Membership Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%



National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Membership Coordinator Salaries


Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

Database Management
0%

National Average
$35,000

Sales
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 92 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 18%
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