Communications Managers with Web Content Management skills pull down an average of $55K per year. Total cash compensation to Communications Managers with Web Content Management skills approaches anywhere from $37K on the lower end to $90K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $10K from bonuses and upwards of $8K from profit sharing. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Communications Managers with Web Content Management skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Female Communications Managers with Web Content Management skills make up most of the survey respondents at 77 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$38,335 - $87,052
$38K
$55K
$87K
MEDIAN: $55,176
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$12.90 - $30.73
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MEDIAN: $20.65
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$38,335 - $87,052  
   
Bonus
$99.33 - $10,249  
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $8,000  
Total Pay (?
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$37,055 - $89,703  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 421
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.90 - $30.73  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $43.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$99.33 - $10,249  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $8,000  
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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$37,055 - $89,703  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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Pay by Experience Level for Communications Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Communications Managers with Web Content Management skills generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $47K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $58K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Communications Managers with Web Content Management skills make a median salary of $70K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $84K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,407

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

Pittsburgh offers some of the highest pay in the country for Communications Managers with Web Content Management skills, 38 percent above the national average. Communications Managers with Web Content Management skills will also find cushy salaries in Baltimore (+27 percent), Atlanta (+24 percent), Chicago (+13 percent), and Washington (+9 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Communications Managers with Web Content Management skills in Indianapolis earning a whopping 28 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 19 percent less in Philadelphia and 18 percent less in Portland, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Communications Manager

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 93 votes.
036
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Communications Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 54%

Experienced
up arrow 28%


National Average
$54,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 93 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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