Communications Specialist in Columbus, Ohio Salary

The average pay for a Communications Specialist in Columbus, Ohio is $46,184 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Corporate Communications, Media / Public Relations, and Copywriting.

$31,845 - $78,536
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MEDIAN: $46,184
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$31,845 - $78,536  
   
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$1,600  
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$30,701 - $68,930  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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About Columbus, Ohio

Franklin County, Ohio
849,067
Male:
413,981 (48.8%)
Female:
435,086 (51.2%)
Columbus (/kəˈlʌmbəs/; kə-LUM-bəs) is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Ohio. It is the 15th largest city in the United States, with a population of 850,106 (2015 estimate). It is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which encompasses a ten county area. It is Ohio's third largest metropolitan area, behind Cleveland and Cincinnati. Under the Combined Statistical Area (CSA) model, the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area was the 25th largest in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Columbus-Marion-Zanesville, OH Combined Statistical Area (which also includes Marion, Chillicothe, and Mount Vernon) has a population of 2,424,831, making it the second largest metropolitan area in Ohio behind Cleveland. It is also the fourth most populous state capital in the United States, and the third largest city in the Midwestern United States. Columbus is the county seat of Franklin County. The city...
Columbus:
$47,401
Ohio:
$51,075
$871
Columbus:
$137,100
Ohio:
$136,400
4.6%

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Key Stats for Communications Specialist

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
35%
20 years or more
6%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Communications Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$43,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Communications Specialist Salaries

Corporate Communications
▲11%

Media / Public Relations
▲10%

Copywriting
▲10%

Editing
▲9%

Microsoft Office
▲9%

Web Content Management
▲8%

National Average
$43,000

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
35%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 91%
dental benefits
None:
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