Communications Analyst Salary

Pay for Communications Analysts in the United States sits in the ballpark of $53K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and the greater part get vision insurance. Work is enjoyable for Communications Analysts, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$39,149 - $85,205
$39K
$53K
$85K
MEDIAN: $53,198
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50%
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$14.64 - $38.81
$15
$21
$39
MEDIAN: $21.22
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,149 - $85,205  
   
Bonus
$391.49 - $10,067  
Profit Sharing
$4,513  
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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$35,872 - $85,049  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.64 - $38.81  
   
Overtime
$17.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$391.49 - $10,067  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,513  
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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$35,872 - $85,049  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Job Description for Communications Analyst

Communications analysts are in charge of analyzing and processing communications for their organization. These professionals are responsible for creating outgoing communications and reviewing incoming communications for their company.

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Communications Analyst Tasks

  • Create presentations, communications plans, corporate communications materials, and provide event assistance.
  • Conduct monthly analysis of internal customer satisfaction.
  • Write, edit, and distribute internal communications.
  • Work with communication managers to facilitate and ensure communication dispersion.
  • Develop and implement internal communications via intranet, printed copies, banners etc.

Common Career Paths for Communications Analyst


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Many Communications Analysts advance their careers by becoming Communications Managers, who report a slightly higher median income of $59K.

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Popular Skills for Communications Analyst


Survey results suggest that Communications Analysts put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Word, Marketing Communications, Media / Public Relations, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Media / Public Relations. For most people, competency in Marketing Communications indicates knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Communications Analyst

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $51K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $56K. Communications Analysts with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $72K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $70K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Key Stats for Communications Analyst

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Communications Analyst Salaries

Experienced
▲36%

Late-Career
▲32%

▲6%

National Average
$53,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Communications Analyst Salaries

National Average
$53,000

Microsoft Word
▼1%

Marketing Communications
▼4%

Media / Public Relations
▼5%

Microsoft Office
▼7%

Microsoft Excel
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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