Technical Coordinator Salary
|Salary||$34,738 - $72,366|
|Bonus||$255.32 - $9,863|
|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).)
|$34,657 - $70,926|
|Hourly Rate||$15.68 - $30.81|
|Overtime||$15.18 - $42.17|
|Bonus||$255.32 - $9,863|
|Total Pay (||$34,657 - $70,926|
Job Description for Technical Coordinator
Technical coordinators' work consists of managing technical details of various production or service aspects including testing, planning, and execution phases. The specific duties in this position vary greatly based on the field in which the hiring company operates. For example, companies working in pharmaceutical fields require coordinating details and implementations within the laboratory environment; a multimedia technical coordinator oversees the set-up, use, and maintenance of multimedia equipment for their organization. Technical coordinators must have excellent communication skills, as individuals in this position must work as a liaison between other departments and employees to ensure that everyone is on the same page. This can range from communications with management about new projects to working with human resources on personnel issues.Read More...
The work environment also differs greatly based on the field, but lab and field work are typically required along with work at a "home base" in an office environment. Some positions are limited specifically to typical business hours, although other positions require different or flexible schedules.
Educational requirements vary for this position as well, but most companies require a bachelor’s or master’s degree in the specific field or general project management type fields. Many positions require specific certifications or training for their specialized environments, and some may also require licenses from regulatory agencies. Attention to detail, the ability to follow directions, basic computer skills, and leadership skills are all key performance metrics in hiring for the position.
Technical Coordinator Tasks
- Assemble, draft, edit, and review reports, customer quotes, and technical documents.
- Communicate scheduling changes and relevant infrastructure shifts to affected staff.
- Provide technical support to other departments, including internet searches, materials sourcing and quality assurance.
- Coordinate and track project progress and schedules.
Popular Skills for Technical Coordinator
Technical Coordinators seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Information Technology Support, Project Coordinating, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Computer Hardware Technician, Customer Service, and Microsoft Office. Those proficient in Microsoft Office are, more often than not, also skilled in Computer Hardware Technician.
Pay by Experience Level for Technical Coordinator
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Technical Coordinators who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $44K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $51K. For Technical Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $53K. Technical Coordinators who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $66K.
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