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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MEDIAN: $50,122
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$13.18 - $22.49
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$34,817 - $65,000  
   
Bonus
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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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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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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Key Stats for Communications Specialist

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
15%
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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%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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