The average salary for an Experienced Communications Director is $78,454 per year. A skill in Corporate Communications is associated with high pay for this job.

$48,786 - $134,773
$49K
$78K
$130K
MEDIAN: $78,453
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$10.26 - $69.81
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$23
$70
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,786 - $134,773  
   
Bonus
$98.63 - $29,087  
Profit Sharing
$398.66 - $15,050  
Total Pay (?
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$46,491 - $147,413  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 391
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.26 - $69.81  
   
Overtime
$39.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$98.63 - $29,087  
   
Profit Sharing
$398.66 - $15,050  
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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$46,491 - $147,413  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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National Average: $78,159

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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 54 votes.
10-19 years
85%
20 years or more
15%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Communications Director Salaries


Strategic Marketing
up arrow 2%

National Average
$78,000

Strategic Planning
up arrow 2%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 3%


Project Management
up arrow 15%

Web Content Management
up arrow 16%

Social Media Optimization
up arrow 16%

Advertising
up arrow 17%

Web Marketing
up arrow 17%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 18%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 21%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 22%

Graphic Design
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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