Communications Manager in Seattle Salary

The average pay for a Communications Manager in Seattle, Washington is $55,240 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Strategic Planning, Project Management, Corporate Communications, Media / Public Relations, and Marketing Communications. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$35,276 - $96,070
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$55K
$96K
MEDIAN: $55,239
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$35,288 - $100,378  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 96
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Experience Affects Communications Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 75%

Experienced
up arrow 21%


National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Communications Manager Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 27%

Project Management
up arrow 18%

Corporate Communications
up arrow 16%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 13%


National Average
$57,000

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 2%

Copywriting
up arrow 5%

Web Content Management
up arrow 7%

Editing
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 14%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 14%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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