The average pay for an Entry-Level Communications Specialist in New York, New York is $54,495 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Microsoft Excel, Web Content Management, Adobe Illustrator, Corporate Communications, and Microsoft Word.

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$38,974 - $66,762  
   
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$39,242 - $67,891  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,550,405
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
New York, NY:
$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York, NY:
$538,300
New York:
$293,500
4.7%

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Key Stats for Communications Specialist

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
85%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Communications Specialist Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 23%

Web Content Management
up arrow 19%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 18%

Corporate Communications
up arrow 17%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 17%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 16%

Copywriting
up arrow 11%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 8%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 7%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 7%

Graphic Design
up arrow 3%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$51,000

Editing
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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