A Mid-Career Communications Director earns an average salary of $61,862 per year. A skill in Corporate Communications is associated with high pay for this job.

$39,900 - $102,319
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$62K
$100K
MEDIAN: $61,862
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$10.07 - $27.66
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,900 - $102,319  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,453  
Profit Sharing
$394.53 - $10,926  
Total Pay (?
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$39,586 - $104,506  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 344
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $27.66  
   
Overtime
$33.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,453  
   
Profit Sharing
$394.53 - $10,926  
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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$39,586 - $104,506  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,030

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Key Stats for Communications Director

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
5-9 years
66%
10-19 years
34%
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Skills That Affect Communications Director Salaries

Corporate Communications
up arrow 15%

Social Media Optimization
up arrow 5%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 3%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Media / Public Relations
0%

National Average
$61,000

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 4%

Web Marketing
up arrow 7%

Advertising
up arrow 7%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 12%

Web Content Management
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 12%

Event Planning
up arrow 14%

Graphic Design
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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