Communications Analyst Salary

The average Communications Analyst in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $52K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Communications Analysts. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision plans. Women account for the majority of Communications Analysts who responded to the questionnaire — 65 percent to be exact. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$36,433 - $77,758
(Median)
$36K
$52K
$78K
MEDIAN: $51,731
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90%

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$15.10 - $49.66
(Median)
$15
$23
$50
MEDIAN: $22.00
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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
$36,433 - $77,758  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,494  
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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$36,770 - $80,848  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 150
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 (?
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 - $5,494  
   
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).
)
$36,770 - $80,848  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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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Many Communications Analysts move into Communications Manager roles, in which average pay is a slightly higher $58K per year.

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Popular Skills for Communications Analyst


Communications Analysts generally report applying a varied skill set 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. 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 3%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 2%

National Average
$53,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 7%
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