Corporate Communications Specialist Salary

Most Corporate Communications Specialists in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $54K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Most Corporate Communications Specialists report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$37,225 - $76,562
$37K
$54K
$77K
MEDIAN: $53,750
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$17.00 - $33.10
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$0$76K
Salary $37,225 - $76,562
Bonus $974 - $5,164
Profit Sharing $1,008
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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$37,314 - $76,413
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 145
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $17.00 - $33.10
Overtime $18.45 - $40.95
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $974 - $5,164
Profit Sharing $1,008
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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$37,314 - $76,413
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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Job Description for Corporate Communications Specialist

A corporate communications specialist works for a large company to create content and communications internally and for the public. This includes developing and executing ideas for company e-mails, instructional videos, media presentations, and other internal company communications. The corporate communications specialist also works to project a positive image of their organization with the public. They work with management to determine organizational needs and whether or not certain communications are effective.

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Corporate Communications Specialist Tasks

  • Monitor and update public-facing content, including physical documents and online information.
  • Apply and revise corporate designs, logos, layouts, and branding.
  • Lead internal event management and execution.
  • Draft and distribute email, marketing materials, and social media content.

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Popular Skills for Corporate Communications Specialist


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Social Media Marketing, Corporate Communications, Media / Public Relations, and Marketing Communications are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Graphic Design and Editing. Most people experienced in Corporate Communications also know Marketing Communications.

Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Communications Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Corporate Communications Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Corporate Communications Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 127 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Corporate Communications Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Corporate Communications Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 20 salaries. A Corporate Communications Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,042

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Corporate Communications Specialists, working in the bustling city of Dallas has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Corporate Communications Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+30 percent) and Minneapolis (+15 percent). The lowest-paying market is Portland, which sits 14 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are New York (9 percent less) and Chicago (8 percent less).

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Key Stats for Corporate Communications Specialist

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Corporate Communications Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲48%

▲14%

▲11%

National Average
$54,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Corporate Communications Specialist Salaries

Social Media Marketing
▲1%

National Average
$54,000




▼5%

Graphic Design
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 7%
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