Membership Coordinator Salary

Pay for Membership Coordinators in the United States is very modest at just $37K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Women account for the majority of Membership Coordinators who took the survey — 84 percent to be exact. Most Membership Coordinators like their work and job satisfaction is high. A strong majority enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to about 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.

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 $46K per year.

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Popular Skills for Membership Coordinator


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. 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 skilled in Customer Relationship Management are similarly competent in Database Management & Reporting and Database Management. Most people experienced in 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $35K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $37K on average. Membership Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $40K. 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.

Membership Coordinators will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 24 percent. Membership Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+18 percent), Washington (+15 percent), Chicago (+12 percent), and Atlanta (+7 percent). Membership Coordinators in San Diego make 26 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Houston (9 percent less) and Seattle (3 percent less).

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
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Database Management
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National Average
$36,000

Sales
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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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