Account Coordinator Salary

Account Coordinators in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $39K annually on average. With bonuses and profit sharing proceeds each occasionally running north of $5K and a few commissions that surpass $10K, total incomes for Account Coordinators generally vary between $30K and $52K according to individual performance. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the particular firm, but years of experience and geographic location are influential factors as well. For the most part, Account Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$30,614 - $51,460
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$39K
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MEDIAN: $38,942
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$13.30 - $23.32
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$0$52K
Salary $30,614 - $51,460
Bonus $202.60 - $4,945
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,872
Commission $0.00 - $9,933
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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$30,139 - $52,405
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,623
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $13.30 - $23.32
Overtime $18.10 - $35.18
Annual Data $0$52K
Bonus $202.60 - $4,945
Commission $0.00 - $9,933
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,872
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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$30,139 - $52,405
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 679

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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.

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 Employer Salaries for Account Coordinator


Account Coordinators fill the offices of leading firms Xerox Corporation, Macy's, Inc., C. H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., CEVA Logistics Ltd., and Capstrat. Those at Estee Lauder Companies Inc can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $57K. Account Coordinators will also find cushy salaries at Macy's, Inc. (+$49K), Comcast Cable, Inc. (+$41K), and Comcast Spotlight (+$39K).

Employees at Capstrat, C. H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., and Ketchum can also expect below-average earnings of $34K, $35K, and $36K.

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: $38,854

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 Lincoln:
"New Accounts Coordinator."
Pros: Positive work environment with helpful and understanding managers.
Cons: Hired on as a temp but after some cut backs I'm working my last week, and so far have had no luck finding another job and a job in my major field of study.

Account Coordinator in Boca Raton:
Pros: Exposure to a lot of different aspects of the company.
Cons: I don't feel I'm paid what I am worth.

Account Coordinator in Washington:
Pros: The culture is a work hard, play hard mentality. It is a good environment for millennials who want to grow their digital skill set.
Cons: The stress of it. Being on call almost 24/7 for clients. Turning things around very quickly can be one benefit to see your work and strategy go from start to finish, but the stress of it takes its toll.

Account Coordinator in Providence:
"Coordinator."
Pros: Vendor relationship building.
Cons: Inventory management.

Account Coordinator in Spokane:
"Flexible Schedule, Uncompetitive Pay."
Pros: I love the people I work with, the (generally) flexible schedule, and the culture of the company.
Cons: The thing I like the least, and really the only complaint I have about my company, is how much I get paid. Which I'm sure is a popular thing to complain about, but I feel that people here aren't getting paid in line with industry standards for the type of work we're doing.

Account Coordinator in Atlanta:
Pros: Small company, flexibility, management.
Cons:

Account Coordinator in Columbus:
"What im worth."
Pros: Learning new things.
Cons: Getting up early.

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Key Stats for Account Coordinator

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 348 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Account Coordinator Salaries

▲28%

▲16%

▲9%

National Average
$39,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Account Coordinator Salaries








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National Average
$39,000

Client Interaction
▼1%


Project Management
▼2%


▼6%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 348 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

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: 55%
no benefits
None: 16%
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