Communications Assistant Salary

The average pay for a Communications Assistant is $35,559 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.
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$28,393 - $44,630

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$10.34 - $19.66

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$28,393 - $44,630  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,019  
Total Pay (?
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$24,742 - $43,766  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 270
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.34 - $19.66  
   
Overtime
$17.05 - $31.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,019  
   
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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$24,742 - $43,766  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 169
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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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Experience Affects Communications Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%



National Average
$34,000

Skills That Affect Communications Assistant Salaries

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 2%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$34,000

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 1%

Web Content Management
up arrow 1%

Editing
up arrow 1%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 23%
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