The average pay for a Communications Manager is C$63,322 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. A skill in Web Content Management is associated with high pay for this job.

C$42,031 - C$89,779
C$42K
C$63K
C$90K
MEDIAN: C$62,801
10%
50%
90%
C$14.68 - C$41.22
C$15
C$24
C$41
MEDIAN: C$24.49
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$91K
Salary C$42,031 - C$89,779
Bonus C$0.00 - C$9,836
Profit Sharing C$489.36 - C$3,775
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$41,340 - C$91,145
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 327
Hourly Data C$0C$50
Hourly Rate C$14.68 - C$41.22
Overtime C$50.00
Annual Data C$0C$91K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$9,836
Profit Sharing C$489.36 - C$3,775
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$41,340 - C$91,145
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

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Pay by Experience Level for Communications Manager

Pay by Experience for a Communications Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Communications Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$51,000 based on 143 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Communications Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$64,000 based on 165 salaries. An experienced Communications Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$78,000 based on 121 salaries. A Communications Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$86,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$63,273

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Communications Manager Reviews

Q: 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 Calgary:
"Office conditions."
Pros: Freedom and flexibility.
Cons: Customer complaints.

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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Key Stats for Communications Manager

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Communications Manager Salaries

▲36%

▲23%

▲2%

National Average
C$63,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Communications Manager Salaries

Web Content Management
▲41%



Strategic Marketing
▲1%

National Average
C$63,000




▼7%

Microsoft Excel
▼7%





Graphic Design
▼19%

Adobe InDesign
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 12%
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