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$42,873 - C$90,372
C$43K
C$64K
C$90K
MEDIAN: C$63,856
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C$14.62 - C$40.55
C$15
C$24
C$41
MEDIAN: C$23.90
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$31KC$62KC$93K
Salary
C$42,873 - C$90,372  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,529  
Profit Sharing
C$491.94 - C$3,719  
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$41,326 - C$91,542  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 341
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$19C$38C$57
Hourly Rate
C$14.62 - C$40.55  
   
Overtime
C$55.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,529  
   
Profit Sharing
C$491.94 - C$3,719  
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$41,326 - C$91,542  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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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 $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 $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 $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 $86,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$63,755

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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 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
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Communications Manager Salaries

▲35%

▲22%

▲1%

National Average
C$64,000

▼20%

Skills That Affect Communications Manager Salaries

Web Content Management
▲40%



Strategic Marketing
▼0%

National Average
C$64,000




Microsoft Excel
▼7%

▼8%




Graphic Design
▼19%


Adobe InDesign
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 10%
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