Communications Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

A Communications Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $59,826 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$44,534 - $83,170
$45K
$59K
$83K
MEDIAN: $59,257
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$14.58 - $63.62
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$0$91K
Salary $44,534 - $83,170
Bonus $981 - $17,754
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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$43,026 - $91,918
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 104
Hourly Data $0$63
Hourly Rate $14.58 - $63.62
Overtime $14.00
Annual Data $0$91K
Bonus $981 - $17,754
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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$43,026 - $91,918
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
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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Communications Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Washington?

Communications Specialist in Washington:
"Working in DC."
Pros: Lots of connections.
Cons: Bad commute.

Key Stats for Communications Specialist

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Communications Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲10%

▲8%

National Average
$59,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Communications Specialist Salaries

Project Management
▲12%

Technical Writing
▲9%

HTML
▲6%





▼0%

National Average
$59,000


Graphic Design
▼1%


▼4%



Event Management
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 16%
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