An Entry-Level Communications Specialist in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $50,122 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Media / Public Relations, Web Content Management, Marketing Communications, and Corporate Communications.

$34,817 - $65,000
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$35K
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$65K
MEDIAN: $50,122
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$13.18 - $22.49
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$13
$19
$22
MEDIAN: $19.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$34,817 - $65,000  
   
Bonus
$3,000  
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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$31,368 - $61,651  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.18 - $22.49  
   
Overtime
$28.65  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$3,000  
   
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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$31,368 - $61,651  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Skills That Affect Communications Specialist Salaries

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 27%

Web Content Management
up arrow 23%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 15%

Corporate Communications
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Copywriting
up arrow 3%

National Average
$44,000

Editing
up arrow 6%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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