The average pay for a Communications Manager is C$64,387 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$43,246 - C$90,772
C$43K
C$64K
C$91K
MEDIAN: C$64,386
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C$14.85 - C$34.52
C$15
C$23
C$35
MEDIAN: C$22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$31KC$62KC$93K
Salary
C$43,246 - C$90,772  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$10,234  
Profit Sharing
C$493.16 - C$5,333  
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$41,221 - C$91,737  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 339
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$17C$34C$51
Hourly Rate
C$14.85 - C$34.52  
   
Overtime
C$50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$10,234  
   
Profit Sharing
C$493.16 - C$5,333  
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$41,221 - C$91,737  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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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$63,477

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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 62 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
6%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Communications Manager Salaries




National Average
C$63,000


Skills That Affect Communications Manager Salaries

Web Content Management
up arrow 41%



Strategic Marketing
0%

National Average
C$63,000







Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%


Project Management
up arrow 10%


Adobe InDesign
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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