Communications Specialists in Minneapolis can expect to earn an average of $49K annually. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Women account for the majority of Minneapolis Communications Specialists who took the survey — 88 percent to be exact. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and more than half earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,771 - $71,316
$39K
$49K
$71K
MEDIAN: $48,717
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Salary
$38,771 - $71,316  
   
Bonus
$2,500  
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$38,419 - $68,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Hourly Rate
$19.56  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$2,500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$38,419 - $68,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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About Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hennepin County, Minnesota
410,935
Male:
206,547 (50.3%)
Female:
204,388 (49.7%)
Minneapolis (/ˌmɪniˈæpəlɪs/) is the county seat of Hennepin County, and larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States, containing about 3.5 million residents. As of 2015, Minneapolis is the largest city in the state of Minnesota and 46th-largest in the United States with a population of 410,939. Minneapolis and Saint Paul anchor the second-largest economic center in the Midwest, after Chicago. Minneapolis lies on both banks of the Mississippi River, just north of the river's confluence with the Minnesota River, and adjoins Saint Paul, the state's capital. The city is abundantly rich in water, with thirteen lakes, wetlands, the Mississippi River, creeks and waterfalls, many connected by parkways in the Chain of Lakes and the Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway. It was once the world's flour milling capital and a hub for timber. The city and surrounding region is the primary business center between Chicago and...
Minneapolis:
$54,571
Minnesota:
$63,488
$912
Minneapolis:
$227,500
Minnesota:
$200,000
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Key Stats for Communications Specialist

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Communications Specialist Salaries


National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Communications Specialist Salaries

Corporate Communications
up arrow 17%

Web Content Management
up arrow 15%

Project Management
up arrow 9%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 6%

Social Media Marketing
0%

National Average
$46,000

Editing
up arrow 1%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Graphic Design
up arrow 5%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 5%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Copywriting
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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