$39,342
Avg. Salary
$17.60
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,476

Bonus

$1,092

Profit Sharing

$2,422

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Account Coordinator is $17.60 per hour.

The average pay for an Account Coordinator is $39,342 per year.

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MEDIAN $39,342
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$0$52K
Salary $30,755 - $52,307
Bonus $251 - $4,923
Profit Sharing $248 - $4,918
Commission $0.00 - $8,129
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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$30,345 - $52,895
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,938
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $13.54 - $23.61
Hourly Tips $4.00
Overtime $19.15 - $34.95
Annual Data $0$52K
Bonus $251 - $4,923
Commission $0.00 - $8,129
Profit Sharing $248 - $4,918
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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$30,345 - $52,895
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,236

Job Description for Account Coordinator

Account coordinator is generally an entry-level public relations job in which an individual takes care of day-to-day activities servicing account holders. They often deal with marketing, advertising, and other clerical and administrative duties related to marketing. They perform tasks such as writing press releases and media writing, research and creating presentations, and attending public events as a representative of the company. The work environment can vary widely from an office setting to business meetings to even outdoor events; the job may require some traveling as well. An accounts coordinator can work for many different companies, but they are typically found in industries or departments that deal with public relations and media.

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Account Coordinator Tasks
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive public relations program for clients.
  • Coordinate with account executives to research and develop client programs.
  • Develop working relationship with clients and produce monthly reports.

Account Coordinator Pay By Employer

$0$60K

$37,389

$38,265

Mercy Hospital
9 profiles
$29,564

$30,246

Ketchum
8 profiles
$36,233

Macy's, Inc.
6 profiles
$48,500

$42,000

$37,213

$39,647

$53,100

Common Career Paths for Account Coordinator


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There are some Account Coordinators — though it's uncommon — that transition into Account Directors, where earnings are an average $97K annually. Typical career progression for an Account Coordinator involves becoming an Account Manager or a Senior Account Executive, roles that pay $12K more and $26K more on average.

Account Coordinator Job Listings

Popular Skills for Account Coordinator


Survey results imply that Account Coordinators deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Project Coordinating, Customer Relations, Event Planning, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Media / Public Relations, Social Media Marketing, and Marketing Communications. It is often found that people who know Account Management are also skilled in Customer Service and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Account Coordinator

Pay by Experience for an Account Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Account Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 1,697 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Account Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 306 salaries. An experienced Account Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 213 salaries. An Account Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 68 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,177

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

For Account Coordinators, working in the bustling city of Houston has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Account Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+14 percent), New York (+9 percent), Seattle (+5 percent), and Los Angeles (+3 percent). Austin is the lowest-paying area, 9 percent south of the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Denver and St. Louis (8 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

Account Coordinator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Account Coordinator?

Account Coordinator in Manchester:
"Account Coordinator."
Pros: People, flexibility, atmosphere.
Cons: Pay.

Account Coordinator in Seattle:
Pros: Perks, corporate culture, coworkers, management.
Cons: Stress level, commute time, wage.

Account Coordinator in Los Angeles:
Pros: I do flexibility with my schedule occasionally. They do provide drinks and snacks. I can wear casual clothing and the atmosphere is casual.
Cons: The company morale is very low. The employees are extremely underpaid. I have been contractor for 10 months now and I receive no benefits.

Account Coordinator in New York:
"Event production and project management."
Pros: Move up and receive high levels of ownership and responsibility quickly. Manage and receive leadership skills. Work with different clients on different projects and in different industries. Some projects are recurring and some are new. Obtain skills in various and Different fields such as with budgets, marketing and media, staffing, signage, catering, design and decor, production and operations, and much more. Able to travel for events and gain a lot of experience with personal and communication skills between team members and clients. Low key and casual work environment.
Cons: The hours are long and not always flexible as they are dependent on the projects you are on. Do not get overtime pay and work a lot of Kate hours and/or weekends (only get a cono day for a weekend event). The pay is very low.

Account Coordinator in New York:
"Great job - Many Opportunities For Growth."
Pros: Ability to learn a lot, ask many questions and shadow coworkers. Independent yet collaborative work environment for go-getters who take initiative. Great space- programmatic advertising. The role is what you make it.
Cons: Lots of moving pieces that are necessary to stay on top of. Lots of accounts to manage, which can be stressful. Role is still being defined so I sometimes feel as though I'm being pulled in several different directions at once. Great corporate culture with a youthful vibe. Ability to telecommute. Amazing office space.

Account Coordinator in Cincinnati:
"Organically Grown Family Company."
Pros: Loyal clients, great team to work with and on. Positive leadership excited for change, but a little hesitant to break away completely from parent company. Short commute. Good project management experience for myself.
Cons: Culture of a full service creative agency is still developing, agency is still learning who they are and how they differ from their parent company. Creative talent is lacking. Our clients are loyal but rely on us more for technical, adaptive work than strategic, conceptual design work.

Account Coordinator in Jackson:
"Outdoor PR."
Pros: We work with company that support the activities which I partake in. I get to support the lifestyle I live.
Cons: Little pay, small part of the actually task at hand.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Account Coordinator

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 683 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Account Coordinator Salaries

▲27%

▲15%

▲8%

National Average
$39,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Account Coordinator Salaries







National Average
$39,000


▼1%

Client Interaction
▼2%


Project Management
▼3%

▼6%




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 683 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 17%