A Communications Specialist in Sacramento, California earns an average salary of $57,851 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$42,000 - $72,350
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MEDIAN: $57,851
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$42,000 - $72,350  
   
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$2,000  
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$35,745 - $71,612  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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About Sacramento, California

Sacramento County, California
490,715
Male:
237,724 (48.4%)
Female:
252,991 (51.6%)
Sacramento (/ˌsækrəˈmɛntoʊ/; Spanish: [sakɾaˈmento]) is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County. It is at the confluence of the Sacramento River and the American River in the northern portion of California's expansive Central Valley. Its estimated 2014 population of 485,199 made it the sixth-largest city in California, and the 35th largest city in the United States. Sacramento is the cultural and economic core of the Sacramento metropolitan area, which includes seven counties with a 2010 population of 2,414,783. Its metropolitan area is the fourth largest in California after the Greater Los Angeles area, the San Francisco Bay Area, and the San Diego metropolitan area, and is the 27th largest in the United States. In 2002, the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University conducted for TIME magazine named Sacramento "America's Most Diverse City". Sacramento became a city through the efforts of the Swiss immigrant John...
Sacramento:
$52,151
California:
$64,500
$1,085
Sacramento:
$287,300
California:
$449,100
5.1%

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Key Stats for Communications Specialist

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
050
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Communications Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Communications Specialist Salaries

Editing
up arrow 6%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 6%

Web Content Management
up arrow 5%

National Average
$57,000

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 3%

Copywriting
up arrow 10%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 85%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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