Communications Specialist in Minneapolis, Minnesota Salary

Earnings for Minneapolis Communications Specialists come in at around $47K per year on average. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Most Communications Specialists in Minneapolis are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Female Communications Specialists in Minneapolis, Minn. make up most of the survey respondents at 77 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$37,645 - $68,681
$38K
$47K
$69K
MEDIAN: $46,597
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$19.08 - $21.28
$20
MEDIAN: $19.86
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$37,645 - $68,681  
   
Bonus
$2,500  
Total Pay (?
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$37,972 - $68,336  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$19.86  
   
Overtime
$29.78  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$2,500  
   
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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$37,972 - $68,336  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | 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
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Communications Specialist Salaries

▲2%

National Average
$45,000

▼3%

Experienced
▼6%

Skills That Affect Communications Specialist Salaries


Web Content Management
▲13%

Editing
▲5%

National Average
$45,000

Project Management
▼1%


Microsoft Office
▼3%

Media / Public Relations
▼4%

Copywriting
▼4%

Adobe Photoshop
▼4%

Adobe InDesign
▼6%

Social Media Marketing
▼7%

Graphic Design
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 10%