Entry-Level Communications Specialist Salary

An Entry-Level Communications Specialist earns an average salary of $45,280 per year. A skill in Corporate Communications is associated with high pay for this job.

$32,556 - $62,892
$33K
$45K
$63K
MEDIAN: $45,280
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$12.18 - $24.56
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MEDIAN: $16.73
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,556 - $62,892  
   
Bonus
$302.70 - $5,569  
Profit Sharing
$397.32 - $8,356  
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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$30,532 - $62,605  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,295
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.18 - $24.56  
   
Overtime
$18.48 - $40.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$302.70 - $5,569  
   
Profit Sharing
$397.32 - $8,356  
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).
)
$30,532 - $62,605  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 354
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Key Stats for Communications Specialist

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 228 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
16%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Communications Specialist Salaries


Project Management
▲8%

▲4%


▲3%


Writing Procedures & Documentation
▲1%

National Average
$43,000









Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 228 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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