Communications Analyst Salary

Communications Analysts in the United States can expect wages of $52K per year on average. 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 — 65 percent of professionals. A large number get medical and dental insurance, and a fair number get vision plans, too. Most Communications Analysts report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$36,533 - $77,493
(Median)
$37K
$52K
$77K
MEDIAN: $51,644
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90%

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$15.15 - $49.49
(Median)
$15
$25
$49
MEDIAN: $24.00
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
$36,533 - $77,493  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,061  
Profit Sharing
$3,250 - $4,750  
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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$36,907 - $80,510  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 153
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.15 - $49.49  
   
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,061  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,250 - $4,750  
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).
)
$36,907 - $80,510  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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.

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Communications Analysts' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Communications Manager. Median pay for Communications Managers is $58K.

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Popular Skills for Communications Analyst


Survey results suggest that Communications Analysts use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Marketing Communications, Media / Public Relations, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. The majority of those who know Marketing Communications also know Microsoft Office.

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Experience Affects Communications Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 32%


National Average
$53,000


Skills That Affect Communications Analyst Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 2%

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 30 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 7%
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