Communications Specialist with Writing Procedures & Documentation Skills Salary

A Communications Specialist with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills earns an average salary of $47,521 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$34,622 - $71,783
$35K
$48K
$72K
MEDIAN: $47,521
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$11.07 - $25.10
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MEDIAN: $16.80
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$34,622 - $71,783  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,891  
Profit Sharing
$1,323  
Total Pay (?
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$31,053 - $68,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 197
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.07 - $25.10  
   
Overtime
$15.51 - $42.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,891  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,323  
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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$31,053 - $68,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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Pay by Experience Level for Communications Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Communications Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Communications Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 171 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Communications Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 83 salaries. An experienced Communications Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 31 salaries. A Communications Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 12 salaries.

Key Stats for Communications Specialist

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Communications Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲36%

Experienced
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 15%