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Communications Assistant Salary

The average pay for a Communications Assistant is $35,648 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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$28,077 - $45,449
(Median)
$28K
$36K
$45K
MEDIAN: $35,648
10%
50%
90%

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$10.68 - $20.00
(Median)
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$28,077 - $45,449  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,064  
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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$24,869 - $44,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 272
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.68 - $20.00  
   
Overtime
$16.78 - $30.70  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,064  
   
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).
)
$24,869 - $44,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 155

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Job Description for Communications Assistant

Communications assistants are very important to a large number of industries. Any industry that must project an image and advertise a product or brand requires a communications department, and thus requires communications assistants. Communications assistants aid communications directors in the media that they handle.

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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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Pay Difference by Location

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Experience Affects Communications Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%



National Average
$35,000

Skills That Affect Communications Assistant Salaries

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 2%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%

National Average
$35,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Editing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 2%

Web Content Management
up arrow 2%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 3%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 23%