Communications Officers in Washington, District of Columbia take home an average $55K annually. Communications Officers in Washington survey participants are largely women, dominating at 63 percent. For the most part, Washington Communications Officers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$38,237 - $99,718
$38K
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MEDIAN: $55,000
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$38,887 - $99,424  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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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:
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District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Key Stats for Communications Officer

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
24%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Communications Officer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 36%


National Average
$59,000


Skills That Affect Communications Officer Salaries


Media / Public Relations
up arrow 8%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 6%

National Average
$59,000

up arrow 18%

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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