Membership Coordinator Salary

Membership Coordinators in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $37K per year on average. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. There are far more female Membership Coordinators who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 84 percent. Job satisfaction for Membership Coordinators is high. A fair number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one-half.

$28,534 - $49,645
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$29K
$37K
$50K
MEDIAN: $37,280
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$10.13 - $20.72
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,534 - $49,645  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,591  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Commission
$6,000  
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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$25,294 - $48,945  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 285
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.13 - $20.72  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.24  
Overtime
$15.50 - $34.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,591  
   
Commission
$6,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$25,294 - $48,945  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 146
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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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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 $46K per year.

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Popular Skills for Membership Coordinator


Job skills reported by Membership Coordinators are limited. Most notably, skills in Database Management & Reporting, Customer Service, Customer Relationship Management, and Database Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people experienced in Customer Relationship Management also know Database Management & Reporting and Database Management. The majority of those who know Customer Service also know Database Management 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. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $35K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $37K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $40K in this role. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $45K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,727

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

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Membership Coordinators, 24 percent above the national average. Membership Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in New York (+18 percent), Washington (+15 percent), Chicago (+12 percent), and Atlanta (+7 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Membership Coordinators in San Diego earning a whopping 26 percent below the national average. Houston and Seattle are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 9 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively.

Membership Coordinator Reviews

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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Experience Affects Membership Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Membership Coordinator Salaries

Database Management & Reporting
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Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

Database Management
0%

National Average
$36,000

Sales
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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