Communications Manager in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average pay for a Communications Manager in Washington, District of Columbia is $61,998 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Strategic Planning and Corporate Communications.

$45,122 - $90,437
$45K
$64K
$90K
MEDIAN: $63,578
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Salary $45,122 - $90,437
Bonus $492.24 - $7,047
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$45,579 - $91,598
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 149

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

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Pay by Experience Level for Communications Manager

Pay by Experience for a Communications Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Communications Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 84 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Communications Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Communications Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 33 salaries. A Communications Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 6 salaries.

Communications Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Communications Manager in Washington?

Communications Manager in Washington:
"Overall good experience."
Pros: Lots of things to do, easy commute, enjoy the city's culture, lots of job opportunities, interesting work and clients.
Cons: Very competitive, high cost of living, feels like you are replaceable.

Key Stats for Communications Manager

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Communications Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲49%

▲30%

▲6%

National Average
$64,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Communications Manager Salaries



Event Management
▲5%

▲3%


National Average
$64,000

▼3%






Microsoft Office
▼9%

Adobe Photoshop
▼12%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 8%
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