What does a Project Coordinator do?

Project coordinators work with a project manager to better ensure the project they are hired to do is finished on time, correctly, and within the client’s allotted budget. As the keepers of the smaller tasks and moving parts within a project, they also oversee the day-to-day progression of the project and keep an eye on its administrative tasks.

Project coordinators work on their specified projects in conjunction with other team members and create an agreed-upon timeline and schedule. They check in with the team to receive updates on the progress throughout the life of the project, and to ensure that initial goals and priorities remain intact. They often use spreadsheets to track a project’s timeline, the budget, and any other relevant information. They are often called upon to track and organize the financial files and documents, contracts, and any reports or invoices. Project coordinators also perform various administrative tasks, including the ordering of office supplies, invoicing vendors, and bookkeeping, and have a bachelor’s degree in business, communications, or related fields.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.6 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.5 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Project Coordinator Salaries

Average Base Pay

$75,000 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$55K
Median: $75K
$100K
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Project Coordinator Career Path

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Moen Woodworks
Project Coordinator
24 Feb 2021

“Job was not clearly described in the interview before offering the job and there was no training manual.”

CrossPurposeCrossPurpose
Project Coordinator
8 Jun 2021

“I was their career coach before contracted as a coordinator and really enjoyed both of my jobs.”

ScotiabankScotiabank
Technical Project Coordinator
17 Aug 2019

“Well structured IT teams gives great avenue for IT professionals to explore and diversify their career.”

Graham ConstructionGraham Construction
Senior Project Coordinator
10 Jun 2021

“I worked for about a year and within that year had a great opportunity to grow in my career.”

National Aerospace LaboratoriesNational Aerospace Laboratories
Project Associate II
19 Oct 2021

“There is no salary increment and will get stuck with the same if you stay her for long.”

Deluxe EntertainmentDeluxe Entertainment
Senior Project Coordinator
15 Jul 2021

“I made some great friends while working there and also got chance to expand my horizon.”

BiorevBiorev
Project Coordinator
8 Sep 2020

“Good payment for your work and recognizes you if you and your work is worthy.”

Soroc TechnologySoroc Technology
Project Coordinator
11 May 2020

“No pay raise (every year for 5 years I worked there was a pay freeze)”

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