Chief Communications Officer Salary

The average pay for a Chief Communications Officer is $121,622 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Media / Public Relations and Marketing Communications. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$54,244 - $226,237
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MEDIAN: $121,622
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$54,927 - $250,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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Job Description for Chief Communications Officer

The chief communications officer would typically report to a senior vice president, a chief retail officer, a president, a cabinet, a board of trustees, and/or a chief information officer within a university, bank, or credit union. They would typically provide strategic leadership for institutional marketing and messaging. Through collaboration, they contribute to build marketing and communications programs to reach organizational objectives.

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Chief Communications Officer Tasks

  • Manage and oversee budgets and key metrics.
  • Direct information between units, departments, and management.
  • Write and edit communications and external-facing communications.
  • Handle negative publicity, information about legislation, and research ongoing trends.

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Experience Affects Chief Communications Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$122,000

Skills That Affect Chief Communications Officer Salaries

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 13%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 11%

National Average
$122,000

Corporate Communications
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
48%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 3%
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