A Communications Officer earns an average salary of C$51,591 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Technical Writing and Strategic Planning.

C$36,209 - C$69,217
C$36K
C$52K
C$69K
MEDIAN: C$52,074
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C$12.08 - C$34.77
C$12
C$25
C$35
MEDIAN: C$25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$24KC$48KC$72K
Salary
C$36,209 - C$69,217  
   
Bonus
C$507 - C$7,891  
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$35,636 - C$69,599  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 161
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$18C$36C$54
Hourly Rate
C$12.08 - C$34.77  
   
Overtime
C$27.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$507 - C$7,891  
   
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$35,636 - C$69,599  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Pay by Experience Level for Communications Officer

Pay by Experience for a Communications Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Communications Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 103 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Communications Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 65 salaries. An experienced Communications Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 43 salaries. A Communications Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$52,087

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Communications Officer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Communications Officer?

Communications Officer in Prince George:
Pros: It's flexible and there are a variety of different projects to work on. My team is incredible and I feel supported while still remaining autonomous.
Cons: There is nothing bad about my job.

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Key Stats for Communications Officer

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Communications Officer Salaries

▲29%

▲11%

▲2%

National Average
C$52,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Communications Officer Salaries

Technical Writing
▲22%

Strategic Planning
▲11%



▲3%



Graphic Design
▼0%

National Average
C$52,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 18%
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