The average pay for a Communications Manager is C$64,239 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Web Content Management is associated with high pay for this job.

C$42,983 - C$91,007
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C$43K
C$64K
C$91K
MEDIAN: C$64,238
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C$14.00 - C$40.50
(Median)
C$14
C$21
C$41
MEDIAN: C$21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$31KC$62KC$93K
Salary
C$42,983 - C$91,007  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$11,000  
Profit Sharing
C$483.66 - C$4,650  
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$41,195 - C$92,064  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 328
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$17C$34C$51
Hourly Rate
C$14.00 - C$40.50  
   
Overtime
C$50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$11,000  
   
Profit Sharing
C$483.66 - C$4,650  
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$41,195 - C$92,064  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$63,528

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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$64,000


Skills That Affect Communications Manager Salaries

Web Content Management
up arrow 16%



Technical Writing
up arrow 7%

Strategic Marketing
0%

National Average
C$64,000

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 3%



Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%



Project Management
up arrow 10%




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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