Communications Manager Salary

The average pay for a Communications Manager is C$64,643 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Strategic Planning is associated with high pay for this job.

C$44,105 - C$88,159
(Median)
C$44K
C$65K
C$88K
MEDIAN: C$64,643
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C$14.54 - C$45.71
(Median)
C$15
C$20
C$46
MEDIAN: C$20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$31KC$62KC$93K
Salary
C$44,105 - C$88,159  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$10,440  
Profit Sharing
C$479.35 - C$9,370  
Commission
C$4,750  
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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C$42,480 - C$91,087  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 621
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$23C$46C$69
Hourly Rate
C$14.54 - C$45.71  
   
Overtime
C$48.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$10,440  
   
Commission
C$4,750  
Profit Sharing
C$479.35 - C$9,370  
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).
)
C$42,480 - C$91,087  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Pay by Experience Level for Communications Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$64,723

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Communications Manager Reviews

What is it like working as a Communications Manager?

Communications Manager in Kingsville:
"Communicating Stress."
Pros: I enjoy writing, strategic planning, helping to develop products and campaigns. I love web editing and mentoring other employees. I really enjoy editing and proofreading.
Cons: Extremely stressful. Poor pay. Must be available around the clock. Horrible corporate culture. Inequity in treatment and pay.

Communications Manager in Toronto:
"Fast and Creative"
Pros: Creative freedom, it's interesting and I feel I've accomplished something.
Cons: It can be stressful and it can be alot of work.

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Experience Affects Communications Manager Salaries




National Average
C$65,000


Skills That Affect Communications Manager Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 19%



Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Marketing Management
up arrow 4%

Web Content Management
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 3%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 1%

National Average
C$65,000

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 2%



Microsoft Excel
up arrow 9%

Project Management
up arrow 9%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 116 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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