Average Outreach Specialist Salary
$44,000 yearly
$21.19 hourly
Updated August 18, 2021
$29,000
10 %
$44,000
Median
$65,000
90 %
What Is The Average Outreach Specialist Salary?
The average outreach specialist salary is $44,070 per year, or $21.19 per hour, in the United States. In terms of salary range, an entry level outreach specialist salary is roughly $29,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $65,000. If you like following the crowd, non profits and health care companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out pharmaceutical, education, and government companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Connecticut, New York, California, Wyoming, and Rhode Island provide the highest outreach specialist salaries.

Average Outreach Specialist Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where outreach specialists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Outreach Specialist average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
$34,926
$16.79
Alaska
$43,707
$21.01
Arizona
$35,691
$17.16
Arkansas
$37,918
$18.23
California
$46,542
$22.38
Colorado
$41,096
$19.76
Connecticut
$51,116
$24.57
Delaware
$43,651
$20.99
District of Columbia
$57,155
$27.48
Florida
$38,550
$18.53
Georgia
$34,760
$16.71
Hawaii
$40,887
$19.66
Idaho
$40,630
$19.53
Illinois
$39,178
$18.84
Indiana
$38,821
$18.66
Iowa
$38,203
$18.37
Kansas
$37,245
$17.91
Kentucky
$34,813
$16.74
Louisiana
$28,151
$13.53
Maine
$43,286
$20.81
Maryland
$44,400
$21.35
Massachusetts
$43,440
$20.88
Michigan
$42,775
$20.56
Minnesota
$43,510
$20.92
Mississippi
$25,550
$12.28
Missouri
$35,981
$17.30
Montana
$34,280
$16.48
Nebraska
$37,591
$18.07
Nevada
$41,948
$20.17
New Hampshire
$42,052
$20.22
New Jersey
$44,046
$21.18
New Mexico
$38,710
$18.61
New York
$49,235
$23.67
North Carolina
$36,328
$17.47
North Dakota
$41,434
$19.92
Ohio
$42,914
$20.63
Oklahoma
$31,655
$15.22
Oregon
$43,812
$21.06
Pennsylvania
$40,991
$19.71
Rhode Island
$45,890
$22.06
South Carolina
$36,096
$17.35
South Dakota
$34,379
$16.53
Tennessee
$36,794
$17.69
Texas
$38,665
$18.59
Utah
$35,211
$16.93
Vermont
$40,905
$19.67
Virginia
$35,798
$17.21
Washington
$45,404
$21.83
West Virginia
$33,682
$16.19
Wisconsin
$42,707
$20.53
Wyoming
$46,295
$22.26

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Highest Paying Cities For Outreach Specialist

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Washington, DC
$57,165
$27.48
New York, NY
$49,603
$23.85
San Francisco, CA
$48,459
$23.30
Everett, WA
$46,040
$22.13
Baltimore, MD
$44,641
$21.46
Portland, OR
$43,877
$21.09

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Average Outreach Specialist Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $44,100
    $21.19
    +1.9%
    2020
    $43,200
    $20.79
    +4.0%
    2019
    $41,500
    $19.97
    +3.1%
    2018
    $40,300
    $19.35
    +3.4%
    2017
    $38,900
    $18.70
    +1.9%

    How Much Do Outreach Specialists Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, outreach specialist salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that pharmaceutical, education, and government companies tend to offer much higher salaries for outreach specialists. For example, outreach specialists make a whopping average salary of $58,667 while working for pharmaceutical companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $55,361 at education companies and $54,791 at government companies. But outreach specialists may want to avoid working in the non profits industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $50,852.
    RankIndustryAverage Outreach Specialist SalaryOutreach Specialist Salary Range
    1
    Pharmaceutical
    $58,667
    $43k
    $69k
    2
    Education
    $55,361
    $43k
    $69k
    3
    Government
    $54,791
    $43k
    $69k
    4
    Health Care
    $52,969
    $43k
    $69k
    5
    Non Profits
    $50,852
    $43k
    $69k

    High Paying Outreach Specialist Jobs

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Outreach Worker

    Avg. salary: $30,608

    An outreach worker is responsible for supporting community events and relief efforts to assist citizens with their needs, providing them resources, and facilitating lifestyle programs. Outreach workers coordinate with participants, suppliers, and sponsors for funding and promotions. They also manage the budgeting and allocation of resources for the programs, ensuring that the activities adhere to the state regulations and community benefits. An outreach worker must have excellent communication and organizational skills, especially in writing progress reports and transactions.
    52,587 Outreach Worker Jobs
    Outreach Coordinator

    Avg. salary: $45,891

    An outreach coordinator is responsible for assisting community and fundraising programs, ensuring the smooth flow of events and participants' engagement. Outreach coordinators often work with humanitarian organizations or other nonprofit institutions to promote and develop citizens' welfare. They handle press releases, create marketing materials, negotiate with third-party vendors, book venues, finalize event schedules, and recruit volunteers as needed. An outreach coordinator also plans activities, monitors expenses, and requests financial support from sponsorships and donation programs.
    20,729 Outreach Coordinator Jobs

    Outreach Specialist Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for an outreach specialist can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.
    Experience LevelascdescAvg. SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
    Entry Level
    $35,200
    $16.93
    Mid Level
    $42,600
    $20.49
    Senior Level
    $49,100
    $23.60

    Which Companies Pay Outreach Specialists The Most?

    If you want to get paid the most as an outreach specialist, being employed by a company such as University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee or Michigan State University would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like TranSystems and University of Alaska also report highly competitive salaries for outreach specialists.
    Company
    LogoRankCompanyAverage Outreach Specialist SalaryOutreach Specialist Salary Range
    1University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    4.6
    $76,609
    $51k
    $94k
    2Michigan State University
    4.6
    $76,080
    $51k
    $94k
    3TranSystems
    4.4
    $73,584
    $51k
    $94k
    4University of Alaska
    4.3
    $73,053
    $51k
    $94k
    5Catholic Health Initiatives
    4.6
    $71,045
    $51k
    $94k
    6Georgia Bureau of Investigation
    4.7
    $70,854
    $51k
    $94k

    Recently Added Outreach Specialist Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Senior Coordinator/Outreach Specialist
    Alexandria, MN
    08/06/2021
    $49,295
    08/06/2021
    Healthcare Support
    Outreach Specialist
    Outreach Specialist
    Marion, NC
    08/05/2021
    $37,044
    08/05/2021
    State of Washington
    Bilingual Outreach Specialist
    Bilingual Outreach Specialist
    Olympia, WA
    08/05/2021
    $45,504
    08/05/2021
    Advantage xPO
    Kansas Relay Outreach Specialist
    Kansas Relay Outreach Specialist
    Overland Park, KS
    08/05/2021
    $41,740
    08/05/2021
    City of Englewood, Co
    Education & Outreach Specialist
    Education & Outreach Specialist
    Englewood, CO
    08/04/2021
    $50,409
    08/04/2021
    Merakey
    Outreach Specialist
    Outreach Specialist
    Philadelphia, PA
    08/04/2021
    $29,740
    08/04/2021
    Outreach Care Specialist I
    Denver, CO
    08/04/2021
    $39,653
    08/04/2021
    Career and Education Outreach Specialist
    Abilene, TX
    08/02/2021
    $42,000
    08/02/2021
    DESC
    Outreach Specialist-Kerner-Scott
    Outreach Specialist-Kerner-Scott
    Seattle, WA
    08/02/2021
    $51,656
    08/02/2021
    Bilingual Multicultural Outreach Specialist
    Mount Vernon, WA
    08/01/2021
    $45,000
    08/01/2021

    Average Outreach Specialist Salary by Demographic

    Outreach Specialist Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $44,501
    female-income
    Female Income
    $42,571
    Median Outreach Specialist Income by Race
    White outreach specialists have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Asian outreach specialists have the lowest average salary at $42,731.
    $45,000
    $44,000
    $43,000
    $42,000
    Unknown
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Unknown$43,891
    White$44,072
    Black or African American$43,043
    Asian$42,731
    Hispanic or Latino$43,943
    Average Outreach Specialist Salary by Education Level
    Outreach specialists with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $49,842 annually. With a Bachelors degree, outreach specialists earn a median annual income of $42,571 compared to $39,259 for outreach specialists with an Associate degree.
    $53,000
    $50,000
    $47,000
    $44,000
    $41,000
    $38,000
    $35,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$37,750
    Master's Degree$49,842
    Bachelor's Degree$42,571
    Some College/ Associate Degree$39,259