Communications Assistant Salary

The average salary for a Communications Assistant is $36,336 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
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$27,727 - $46,402
$28K
$37K
$46K
MEDIAN: $37,008
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90%

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$10.11 - $21.04
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$15
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MEDIAN: $14.70
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$27,727 - $46,402  
   
Bonus
$102.56 - $4,872  
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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$22,564 - $46,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 178
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.11 - $21.04  
   
Overtime
$15.58 - $36.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$102.56 - $4,872  
   
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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$22,564 - $46,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 146

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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

  • 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.
  • Edit and assist in writing product sheets, social media updates, and other materials.
  • Organize marketing, communications, and event data, calendars, and reports.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,450

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Key Stats for Communications Assistant

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Communications Assistant Salaries

▲23%

▲6%

National Average
$34,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Communications Assistant Salaries






▲3%

Web Content Management
▲1%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲1%

National Average
$34,000




Graphic Design
▼1%

Customer Service
▼20%

Social Media Optimization
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 31%
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