Communications Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

A Communications Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $57,310 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Media / Public Relations is associated with high pay for this job.

$37,652 - $71,714
$38K
$57K
$72K
MEDIAN: $57,310
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90%

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$12.76 - $21.36
$15
MEDIAN: $14.63
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Salary
$37,652 - $71,714  
   
Bonus
$300.00 - $11,100  
Total Pay (?
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$34,624 - $74,826  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.63  
   
Overtime
$19.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$300.00 - $11,100  
   
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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$34,624 - $74,826  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Communications Specialist

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

Key Stats for Communications Specialist

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Communications Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲31%

Experienced
▲24%

▲5%

National Average
$57,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Communications Specialist Salaries

Media / Public Relations
▲14%

Project Management
▲8%



Writing Procedures & Documentation
▲5%

Editing
▲2%

National Average
$57,000

Social Media Marketing
▼1%

Copywriting
▼8%

Graphic Design
▼9%

Adobe Illustrator
▼13%

Web Content Management
▼15%

Adobe Photoshop
▼15%

HTML
▼18%

Microsoft Excel
▼20%

Microsoft Office
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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