Average Communications Analysts in the United States make around $52K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Communications Analysts survey respondents are women (71 percent). Medical and dental coverage is claimed by most, and a majority earn vision coverage. The majority of Communications Analysts claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,535 - $79,596
(Median)
$41K
$52K
$80K
MEDIAN: $51,948
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90%

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$14.70 - $49.32
(Median)
$15
$23
$49
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$40,535 - $79,596  
   
Bonus
$300.00 - $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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$36,510 - $82,967  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 101
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.70 - $49.32  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$300.00 - $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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$36,510 - $82,967  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | 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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Many Communications Analysts transition into upper-level Communications Manager positions. Communications Managers earn a median of $59K per year.

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Popular Skills for Communications Analyst


Job skills reported by Communications Analysts are limited. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Word, Marketing Communications, Media / Public Relations, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Media / Public Relations. Most people familiar with Marketing Communications also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Communications Analyst

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


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $50K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $59K on average. Communications Analysts bring in $70K after working for 10 to 20 years. Communications Analysts who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $65K.

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Experience Affects Communications Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 33%

Late-Career
up arrow 25%


National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Communications Analyst Salaries

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$52,000

Marketing Communications
up arrow 2%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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