Experienced Communications Specialists can expect to earn an average of $59K annually. The majority of Experienced Communications Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Female Experienced Communications Specialists make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$40,465 - $83,579
(Median)
$40K
$59K
$84K
MEDIAN: $59,340
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90%

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$14.52 - $37.51
(Median)
$15
$21
$38
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$40,465 - $83,579  
   
Bonus
$1,216 - $10,101  
Profit Sharing
$7,910  
Commission
$6,500  
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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$37,084 - $84,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 308
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.52 - $37.51  
   
Overtime
$1.98 - $50.40  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,216 - $10,101  
   
Commission
$6,500  
Profit Sharing
$7,910  
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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$37,084 - $84,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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Skills That Affect Communications Specialist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 5%

Corporate Communications
up arrow 4%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%

National Average
$57,000

Copywriting
up arrow 2%

Editing
up arrow 5%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 7%

Web Content Management
up arrow 8%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 8%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 10%

Graphic Design
up arrow 11%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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