The average salary for a Communications Assistant is $37,519 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
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$28,490 - $46,365
(Median)
$28K
$38K
$46K
MEDIAN: $37,518
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$10.19 - $21.14
(Median)
$10
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$28,490 - $46,365  
   
Bonus
$498.33 - $4,818  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$23,661 - $46,172  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 197
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.19 - $21.14  
   
Overtime
$18.88 - $36.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$498.33 - $4,818  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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).
)
$23,661 - $46,172  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 142
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Job Description for Communications Assistant

Usually, a communications assistant is present in order to help an organization communicate with the public. The communications assistant may also work for an individual who interacts with a large network of people, in order to ease this individual’s workload. The communications involved may include communication with the media, with other organizations, or with the general public, such as customers.

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Communications Assistant Tasks

  • Edit and assist in writing product sheets, social media updates, and other materials.
  • Organize marketing, communications, and event data, calendars, and reports.
  • Write marketing copy for many audiences and platforms, augmenting with images as appropriate.
  • Build and maintain customer databases and social media analytics, documenting outreach and communications.

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National Average: $35,111

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Experience Affects Communications Assistant Salaries



National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Communications Assistant Salaries


Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 5%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 4%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 4%

Editing
up arrow 3%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Web Content Management
0%

Microsoft Word
0%

Windows Operating System General Use
0%

National Average
$35,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Graphic Design
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 21%

Social Media Optimization
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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