Communications Director with Social Media Marketing Skills Salary

Communications Directors with Social Media Marketing skills can expect to earn an average of $54K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most Communications Directors with Social Media Marketing skills survey respondents are women (75 percent). Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. While just over a fifth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and a majority have dental, as well. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$33,369 - $96,845
$33K
$54K
$97K
MEDIAN: $54,471
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$10.04 - $26.71
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$17
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MEDIAN: $17.20
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$0$97K
Salary $33,369 - $96,845
Bonus $0.00 - $12,982
Profit Sharing $1,700
Total Pay (?
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$31,095 - $97,020
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 238
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $10.04 - $26.71
Overtime $26.49
Annual Data $0$97K
Bonus $0.00 - $12,982
Profit Sharing $1,700
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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$31,095 - $97,020
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 31

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Pay by Experience Level for Communications Director

Pay by Experience for a Communications Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Communications Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 106 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Communications Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 100 salaries. An experienced Communications Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 84 salaries. A Communications Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 30 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,980

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Communications Directors with Social Media Marketing skills will find that Minneapolis offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 89 percent. Communications Directors with Social Media Marketing skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+70 percent), San Francisco (+60 percent), Boston (+32 percent), and Washington (+28 percent). Compared to the national average, Dallas Communications Directors with Social Media Marketing skills have considerably lower salaries, 22 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession.

Key Stats for Communications Director

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Communications Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲48%

▲16%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 23%
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