Communications Analyst Salary

The average Communications Analyst in the United States earns approximately $52K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Communications Analysts are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (65 percent) are women. Job satisfaction for Communications Analysts is high. A large number enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a fair number get vision benefits. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,911 - $77,932

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$15.10 - $49.66

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$36,911 - $77,932  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,494  
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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$37,042 - $81,016  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 148
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $49.66  
   
Overtime
$23.23 - $40.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,494  
   
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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$37,042 - $81,016  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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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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Communications Analysts who go on to become Communications Managers may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Communications Manager, an upper-level role, pays $58K.

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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 educated in Marketing Communications tend to be well versed in Microsoft Office.

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Experience Affects Communications Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 31%


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 28 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
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: 8%
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