The average salary for a Communications Officer is $49,904 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Communications Officer Total Pay (?
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$30,347 - $87,716
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MEDIAN: $49,903
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Communications Officer Total Pay (?
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$10.08 - $22.04
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$30,347 - $87,716  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,891  
Total Pay (?
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$28,231 - $78,500  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 297
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.08 - $22.04  
   
Overtime
$11.17 - $30.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,891  
   
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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$28,231 - $78,500  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 297
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Job Description for Communications Officer
A communications officer is responsible for establishing and facilitating internal and external communication to maintain a positive perception of their organization. Their responsibilities may include the internal dissemination of company materials, memos, and other information; they may also work on tasks such as public relations, monitoring or writing website content, maintaining mailing lists and any material sent through such lists, maintaining an updated list of media contacts, and writing public statements.
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Communications Officer Tasks
  • Enters communications information into computer database or log; updates all information as new information is received.
  • Receive, coordinate and direct radio, telephone and other communications; dispatch appropriate emergency and non-emergency responders.
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Pay Difference By Location
New York
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National Average
$45,000
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Experience Affects Communications Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%
Experienced
up arrow 27%
Mid-Career
up arrow 17%
National Average
$45,000

Skills That Affect Communications Officer Salaries

National Average
$45,000
Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 2%
Editing
up arrow 4%
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Gender
Female
72%
female alumni
 
Male
28%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 9%
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