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Communications Analyst Salary

Median pay for Communications Analysts in the United States is around $52K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Communications Analysts survey participants are more prevalent than men — 63 percent of professionals. Most Communications Analysts report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn vision coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$37,008 - $77,330
(Median)
$37K
$52K
$77K
MEDIAN: $51,922
10%
50%
90%

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$14.90 - $49.32
(Median)
$15
$23
$49
MEDIAN: $22.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$37,008 - $77,330  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,000  
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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$37,348 - $80,675  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 145
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.90 - $49.32  
   
Overtime
$23.23 - $40.77  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,000  
   
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).
)
$37,348 - $80,675  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Communications Analyst


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For Communications Analysts, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Communications Analysts earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Communications Manager.

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Popular Skills for Communications Analyst


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Marketing Communications, Media / Public Relations, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Those familiar with Marketing Communications also tend to know Microsoft Office and Microsoft Word.

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Experience Affects Communications Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%


National Average
$53,000


Skills That Affect Communications Analyst Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 2%

National Average
$53,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 7%
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