Corporate Communications Specialist Salary

Corporate Communications Specialists in the United States can expect wages of $54K annually on average. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women account for the majority of Corporate Communications Specialists who took the survey — 82 percent to be exact. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$37,632 - $73,790
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$38K
$54K
$74K
MEDIAN: $53,591
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$10.27 - $44.41
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$44
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,632 - $73,790  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,072  
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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$34,851 - $77,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 226
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$10.27 - $44.41  
   
Overtime
$22.67 - $64.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,072  
   
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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$34,851 - $77,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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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 wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Corporate Communications, Media / Public Relations, Editing, 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 and Graphic Design. 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.


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. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $48K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $61K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Corporate Communications Specialists see a median salary of $67K after reaching one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $70K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Corporate Communications Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%



National Average
$53,000


Skills That Affect Corporate Communications Specialist Salaries

Corporate Communications
up arrow 4%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 2%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Editing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$53,000

Graphic Design
up arrow 10%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 13%
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