Communications Analyst Salary

Pay for Communications Analysts in the United States sits in the ballpark of $51K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Nearly all get medical and dental insurance, and a strong majority get vision plans, too. Women account for the majority of Communications Analysts who responded to the questionnaire — 62 percent to be exact. For the most part, Communications Analysts enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,571 - $75,643
(Median)
$37K
$51K
$76K
MEDIAN: $51,415
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$14.79 - $49.49
(Median)
$15
$25
$49
MEDIAN: $24.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$36,571 - $75,643  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,700  
Total Pay (?
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$36,941 - $78,731  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 144
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $49.49  
   
Overtime
$23.23 - $40.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,700  
   
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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$36,941 - $78,731  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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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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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


Communications Analysts report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Marketing Communications, Media / Public Relations, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people experienced in Marketing Communications also know Microsoft Office and Microsoft Word.

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Experience Affects Communications Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%


National Average
$53,000


Skills That Affect Communications Analyst Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%

Media / Public Relations
0%

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 37 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 6%