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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$28,840 - $45,882
$29K
$37K
$46K
MEDIAN: $37,309
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$10.23 - $21.40
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MEDIAN: $14.82
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$0$46K
Salary $28,840 - $45,882
Bonus $103.04 - $4,966
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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$22,989 - $46,243
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 177
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $10.23 - $21.40
Overtime $13.18 - $36.03
Annual Data $0$46K
Bonus $103.04 - $4,966
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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$22,989 - $46,243
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 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.

Common Career Paths for Communications Assistant


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Popular Skills for Communications Assistant

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,122

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Communications Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Communications Assistant?

Communications Assistant in Oklahoma:
"Good overall."
Pros: Mission. Cause. Coworker's. Organization ethics. Flexibility.
Cons: Job security. Low pay. Appreciation.

Communications Assistant in Ridgefield:
"Community Fulfillment."
Pros: I like that I feel fulfilled at my job. I work with a great group of women who are supportive and hard workers. I like that I get to be creative every day. I photograph, design, and film or edit video every day. I also like working in a school environment as I am able to interreact with teachers and students.
Cons: I wish I worked around more young people. My social life has not been great since starting this job. I would be interested in working with different clients, or marketing for different types of organizations.

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Key Stats for Communications Assistant

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Communications Assistant Salaries

▲20%

▲4%

National Average
$35,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Communications Assistant Salaries






▲1%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼0%

National Average
$35,000

Web Content Management
▼1%




Graphic Design
▼3%

Customer Service
▼21%

Social Media Optimization
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 29%
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