Communications Director with Social Media Marketing Skills Salary

Earnings for Communications Directors with Social Media Marketing skills come in at around $54K annually on average. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. For the most part, Communications Directors with Social Media Marketing skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Although just under a fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. Female Communications Directors with Social Media Marketing skills make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,542 - $97,230
$34K
$54K
$97K
MEDIAN: $54,015
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50%
90%

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$9.77 - $27.26
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$17
$27
MEDIAN: $17.37
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$33,542 - $97,230  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,284  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$30,776 - $97,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 223
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$9.77 - $27.26  
   
Overtime
$28.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,284  
   
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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$30,776 - $97,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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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: $52,518

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For those looking to make money, Communications Directors with Social Media Marketing skills in Minneapolis enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 90 percent above the national average. Communications Directors with Social Media Marketing skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+71 percent), San Francisco (+62 percent), Boston (+33 percent), and Washington (+30 percent). Communications Directors with Social Media Marketing skills in Dallas make 21 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay.

Key Stats for Communications Director

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Communications Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲49%

▲17%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 23%