Chief Communications Officer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Chief Communications Officer is $113,535 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.
Chief Communications Officer Total Pay (?
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$51,839 - $234,897
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$51,839 - $234,897  
   
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$0.00 - $98,633  
Total Pay (?
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$51,963 - $277,482  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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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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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Washington
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National Average
$114,000
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Experience Affects Chief Communications Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
National Average
$114,000
Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Chief Communications Officer Salaries

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 12%
Corporate Communications
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National Average
$114,000

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Gender

Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
49%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 1%
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