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Corporate Communications Specialist Salary

Corporate Communications Specialists in the United States pull down an average of $54K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most Corporate Communications Specialists report high levels of job satisfaction. Corporate Communications Specialists who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 83 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$37,193 - $73,857
(Median)
$37K
$54K
$74K
MEDIAN: $53,539
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$10.24 - $44.71
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$22
$45
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,193 - $73,857  
   
Bonus
$-0.48 - $7,080  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $3,052  
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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$34,868 - $77,983  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 225
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$10.24 - $44.71  
   
Overtime
$22.30 - $66.08  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.48 - $7,080  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $3,052  
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).
)
$34,868 - $77,983  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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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

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

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Popular Skills for Corporate Communications Specialist


Corporate Communications Specialists report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Corporate Communications, Editing, 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 Social Media Marketing. Most people skilled in Corporate Communications are similarly competent in Marketing Communications.

Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Communications Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Corporate Communications Specialists, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $48K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $61K. Corporate Communications Specialists with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $68K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $70K.

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Experience Affects Corporate Communications Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%



National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Corporate Communications Specialist Salaries


Editing
up arrow 2%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 1%

Marketing Communications
0%

National Average
$54,000

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 13%
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