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Communications Analyst Salary (United States)

Earnings for Communications Analysts in the United States come in at around $51K per year on average. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women account for the majority of Communications Analysts who responded to the questionnaire — 61 percent to be exact. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by almost all, and a fair number earn vision coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Communications Analyst Salary (?
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$36,613 - $74,130
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MEDIAN: $51,101
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Communications Analyst Salary (?
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$14.68 - $49.66
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$36,613 - $74,130  
   
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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$37,013 - $78,519  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 145
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $49.66  
   
Overtime
$22.88 - $35.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$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).
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$37,013 - $78,519  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Job Description for Communications Analyst

  • 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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Typically, Communications Analysts go on to take higher-end positions such as Communications Manager. Average pay for Communications Managers is $58K.

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Popular Skills for Communications Analyst

Survey takers who work as Communications Analysts typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Marketing Communications, Media / Public Relations, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people skilled in Marketing Communications are similarly competent in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Word.

Pay Difference By Location

Washington
up arrow 19%
Dallas
up arrow 9%
National Average
$53,000
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For Communications Analysts, working in the bustling city of Washington has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Communications Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+9 percent).

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Experience Affects Communications Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%
Mid-Career
up arrow 18%
National Average
$53,000

Skills That Affect Communications Analyst Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%
Media / Public Relations
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
National Average
$53,000
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 5%