Communications Specialist in San Diego, California Salary

The average pay for a Communications Specialist in San Diego, California is $57,704 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Corporate Communications and Copywriting. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$38,783 - $81,990
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MEDIAN: $57,704
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$17.41 - $26.96
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$35,283 - $79,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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$35,283 - $79,490  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Key Stats for Communications Specialist

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Communications Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Skills That Affect Communications Specialist Salaries

Corporate Communications
▲22%

Copywriting
▲13%

National Average
$53,000

Marketing Communications
▼2%

Web Content Management
▼6%

Social Media Marketing
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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