Entry-Level Communications Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

An Entry-Level Communications Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $53,783 per year. A skill in Technical Writing is associated with high pay for this job.

$41,232 - $67,351
(Median)
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$54K
$67K
MEDIAN: $53,782
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$41,232 - $67,351  
   
Bonus
$1,350  
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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$37,190 - $67,498  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 65
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$18.00  
   
Overtime
$38.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Bonus
$1,350  
   
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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$37,190 - $67,498  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
632,019
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

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Skills That Affect Communications Specialist Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 15%

Corporate Communications
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Copywriting
0%

Adobe InDesign
0%

National Average
$53,000

Web Content Management
up arrow 1%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 3%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 6%

Editing
up arrow 7%

HTML
up arrow 10%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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