Communications Analyst Salary

For Communications Analysts, annual average wages total $53K per year. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Communications Analysts claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most Communications Analysts survey respondents are women (70 percent). A large number receive medical and dental insurance and the larger part get vision plans. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$43,332 - $82,379
$43K
$53K
$82K
MEDIAN: $53,467
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$14.61 - $39.16
$15
$21
$39
MEDIAN: $21.38
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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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$43,332 - $82,379  
   
Bonus
$350.00 - $10,000  
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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$35,713 - $81,535  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.61 - $39.16  
   
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.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$350.00 - $10,000  
   
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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$35,713 - $81,535  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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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 show that Communications Analysts typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Word, Marketing Communications, Media / Public Relations, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Media / Public Relations. Those familiar with Marketing Communications also tend to know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Communications Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Communications Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Communications Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 78 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Communications Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Communications Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 23 salaries. A Communications Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Communications Analyst

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Communications Analyst Salaries

Experienced
▲34%

Late-Career
▲33%

▲7%

National Average
$53,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Communications Analyst Salaries

National Average
$53,000





Microsoft Excel
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 17%
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