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Corporate Communications Specialist Salary

Corporate Communications Specialists in the United States pull down an average of $53K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Corporate Communications Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The vast majority (84 percent) of Corporate Communications Specialists who took the survey are female. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$36,939 - $73,756
(Median)
$37K
$53K
$74K
MEDIAN: $53,346
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$10.24 - $44.71
(Median)
$10
$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
$36,939 - $73,756  
   
Bonus
$-0.48 - $7,097  
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $3,025  
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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$34,782 - $77,600  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 222
National Hourly Rate 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$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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.48 - $7,097  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $3,025  
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).
)
$34,782 - $77,600  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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


Survey results suggest that Corporate Communications Specialists use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Corporate Communications, Editing, Marketing Communications, and Media / Public Relations are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Social Media Marketing. Most people who know Corporate Communications also know Marketing Communications.

Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Communications Specialist

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $47K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $60K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $69K. Corporate Communications Specialists who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits 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


Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Editing
up arrow 1%

Media / Public Relations
0%

National Average
$54,000

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

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: 85% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 13%