Membership Coordinator Salary

Those pursuing careers as Membership Coordinators in the United States may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $38K per year. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. The vast majority (84 percent) of Membership Coordinators who took the survey are female. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,474 - $51,902
$29K
$38K
$52K
MEDIAN: $38,373
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50%
90%

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$11.41 - $21.73
$11
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.69
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,474 - $51,902  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $4,144  
Profit Sharing
$3,270  
Commission
$4,800  
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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$26,996 - $50,986  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 211
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.41 - $21.73  
   
Overtime
$17.80 - $34.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $4,144  
   
Commission
$4,800  
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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$26,996 - $50,986  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 125

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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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Membership Coordinators who go on to become Membership Directors may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Membership Directors is $47K annually.

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Popular Skills for Membership Coordinator


Membership Coordinators seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Fundraising, Database Management, Customer Relationship Management, and Database Management & Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Those educated in Customer Relationship Management tend to be well versed in Database Management & Reporting and Database Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Membership Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Membership Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Membership Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 237 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Membership Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 75 salaries. An experienced Membership Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 38 salaries. A Membership Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 18 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,737

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

Membership Coordinators will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 27 percent. Membership Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+21 percent), Chicago (+14 percent), Los Angeles (+12 percent), and Washington (+8 percent). The lowest-paying market is San Diego, which sits 26 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Below-median salaries also turn up in Portland and Denver (9 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

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
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 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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Experience Affects Membership Coordinator Salaries

▲32%

▲15%

▲4%

National Average
$37,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Membership Coordinator Salaries

Fundraising
▲7%


Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼0%


Customer Relations
▼0%

National Average
$37,000


▼1%

Event Planning
▼2%

Typing
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

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: 53%
no benefits
None: 17%
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