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Chief Communications Officer Salary

The average pay for a Chief Communications Officer is $116,892 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Media / Public Relations and Corporate Communications. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
$53,550 - $231,155
MEDIAN: $116,892

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$53,550 - $231,155  
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$54,186 - $276,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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Job Description for Chief Communications Officer

  • 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

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National Average

Skills That Affect Chief Communications Officer Salaries

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 16%

Corporate Communications
up arrow 11%

Marketing Communications
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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.


45 %
55 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 1%