A Communications Specialist with Social Media Marketing skills earns an average salary of $45,378 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$33,618 - $64,370
(Median)
$34K
$45K
$64K
MEDIAN: $45,377
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$12.40 - $28.28
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$12
$18
$28
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$33,618 - $64,370  
   
Bonus
$393.05 - $5,068  
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
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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$31,394 - $64,051  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 453
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.40 - $28.28  
   
Overtime
$1.71 - $37.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$393.05 - $5,068  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
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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$31,394 - $64,051  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 95
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Pay by Experience Level for Communications Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Communications Specialist Reviews

What is it like working as a Communications Specialist?

Communications Specialist in Bonita Springs:
"Wonderful Work Environment."
Pros: Felxibility. I am not micromanaged and I am given the opportunity to learn and grow as well as try new things for the company.
Cons: Public speaking. Its a necessity of my job though.

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Experience Affects Communications Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 18%


National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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