Communications Assistant Salary

The average pay for a Communications Assistant is $35,585 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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$28,156 - $44,355
(Median)
$28K
$36K
$44K
MEDIAN: $35,585
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$10.16 - $20.09
(Median)
$10
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$28,156 - $44,355  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,078  
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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$24,454 - $43,857  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 301
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.16 - $20.09  
   
Overtime
$16.85 - $34.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,078  
   
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).
)
$24,454 - $43,857  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 191
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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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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,624

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Experience Affects Communications Assistant Salaries




National Average
$35,000

Skills That Affect Communications Assistant Salaries

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 1%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%

Graphic Design
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

Editing
0%

Adobe InDesign
0%

National Average
$35,000

Web Content Management
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Customer Service
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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