Membership Coordinator Salary

Membership Coordinators in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $39K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Work is enjoyable for Membership Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. The vast majority of Membership Coordinators (86 percent) who participated in the survey are women. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$29,180 - $53,643
$29K
$39K
$54K
MEDIAN: $38,661
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90%

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$10.98 - $21.34
$11
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$21
MEDIAN: $15.62
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,180 - $53,643  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,861  
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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$26,708 - $51,610  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 208
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.98 - $21.34  
   
Overtime
$17.23 - $34.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,861  
   
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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$26,708 - $51,610  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 124

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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 generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Fundraising, Database Management, Customer Relationship Management, and Database Management & Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. For most people, competency in Customer Relationship Management indicates knowledge of 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $36K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $39K. Membership Coordinators bring in $43K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $48K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,955

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

New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Membership Coordinators, 22 percent above the national average. Membership Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+20 percent), Chicago (+13 percent), Los Angeles (+12 percent), and Washington (+8 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Membership Coordinators is geography, with workers in San Diego earning a whopping 27 percent below the national average. Workers in Portland and Denver earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (11 percent less and 5 percent less, 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
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Membership Coordinator Salaries

▲29%

▲16%

▲5%

National Average
$37,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Membership Coordinator Salaries

Fundraising
▲8%


Customer Service
▼0%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼0%

Database Management & Reporting
▼0%

National Average
$37,000

▼1%

Customer Relations
▼1%

Event Planning
▼2%

Typing
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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