A Chief Communications Officer earns an average salary of $115,790 per year. A skill in Corporate Communications is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$62,136 - $235,297
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MEDIAN: $115,790
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Salary
$62,136 - $235,297  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $97,871  
Profit Sharing
$6,500  
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$63,415 - $251,795  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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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

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

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Key Stats for Chief Communications Officer

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
043
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
43%
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Experience Affects Chief Communications Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

National Average
$115,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Entry-Level
up arrow 30%

Skills That Affect Chief Communications Officer Salaries

Corporate Communications
up arrow 61%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 7%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 2%

National Average
$115,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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