Corporate Communications Director Salary (United States)

A Corporate Communications Director earns an average salary of $100,087 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Corporate Communications Director Salary (?
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$60,329 - $154,410
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$60,329 - $154,410  
   
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$2,043 - $32,681  
Profit Sharing
$2,447 - $25,168  
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$60,782 - $173,232  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 312
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Job Description for Corporate Communications Director

The corporate communications director oversees all official communications for their organization, including press releases, emails, responses to media inquiries, and through other formats. The director — a top-level manager — may supervise middle managers and work with a communications staff that ensures that all communications convey a consistent message that matches the corporate philosophy and branding.
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Corporate Communications Director Tasks
  • Establish and enforce communications policies and determine official formatting for documents.
  • Collaborate with different departments to determine communications needs and develop plans to address those needs.
  • Coordinate and oversee communications with the public and press for a company, organization, or institution.
  • Analyze communications strategies and policies to evaluate their effectiveness.

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Experience Affects Corporate Communications Director Salaries

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$107,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Corporate Communications Director Salaries

Media / Public Relations
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Corporate Communications
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National Average
$107,000
Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
69%
female alumni
 
Male
31%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 10%