Communications Specialist in Houston, Texas Salary

For Houston Communications Specialists, annual average wages total $51K per year. Most Communications Specialists in Houston, Texas report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Communications Specialists in Houston making up 78 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,907 - $63,614
$34K
$51K
$64K
MEDIAN: $51,412
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$16.00 - $18.78
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MEDIAN: $17.70
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$33,907 - $63,614  
   
Bonus
$5,000  
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$33,397 - $64,468  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$17.70  
   
Overtime
$25.71  
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$5,000  
   
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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$33,397 - $64,468  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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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 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Communications Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲39%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$50,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Communications Specialist Salaries

Event Management
▲19%

Corporate Communications
▲9%

Adobe InDesign
▲3%

Copywriting
▲3%

Media / Public Relations
▲3%

Editing
▲1%

Web Content Management
▲1%

Adobe Photoshop
▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$50,000

Social Media Marketing
▼2%

Graphic Design
▼8%

Marketing Communications
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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