Director, Community Relations Salary

The average pay for a Director, Community Relations is $58,812 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$38,906 - $93,465
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$59K
$93K
MEDIAN: $58,812
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$12.46 - $24.94
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MEDIAN: $17.37
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$38,906 - $93,465  
   
Bonus
$295.90 - $19,629  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,000  
Commission
$-0.50 - $19,574  
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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$36,437 - $94,414  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 344
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.46 - $24.94  
   
Overtime
$19.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$295.90 - $19,629  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $19,574  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,000  
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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$36,437 - $94,414  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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Job Description for Director, Community Relations

A director of community relations is a position within a company responsible for supporting the organization's mission, vision, and values by facilitating the projects related to a commitment to community relations. Skills this kind of director must have include excellent problem solving and the ability to communicate effectively. This person is expected to exemplify accountability and leadership to workers and to provide a positive public image since the role of a director of community relations is focused on maintaining a positive relationship with the company's community. The tasks of a director of community relations include communications, management, and financial issues. Additionally, a director of community relations works with other employees and members of the community in organizing special events and fundraisers. Resolving problems between companies or individual employees is also often required.

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Director, Community Relations Tasks

  • Plan and carry out events and educational activities which increase the visibility of the organization in the community.
  • Direct an organization's interactions with the surrounding community and its marketing strategies.
  • Serve as a representative for the organization at community meetings and forums.
  • Manage the community relations budget, allocating funds for different programs and outreaches.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director, Community Relations

Pay by Experience for a Director, Community Relations has a positive trend. An entry-level Director, Community Relations with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 145 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director, Community Relations with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 155 salaries. An experienced Director, Community Relations which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 136 salaries. A Director, Community Relations with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 47 salaries.

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National Average: $59,058

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Director, Community Relations Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Director, Community Relations?

Director, Community Relations in Miami:
"Flexibility, Politics, Management."
Pros: Flexibility, networking opportunities, opportunities for continued education, policy updates, trainings.
Cons: Office culture, removed from engaging the community, mono focused agenda.

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Key Stats for Director, Community Relations

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Director, Community Relations Salaries

▲27%

▲14%

▲3%

National Average
$59,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Director, Community Relations Salaries

Strategic Planning
▲8%


Media / Public Relations
▼0%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼0%

National Average
$59,000



▼9%

▼11%

Public Speaking
▼26%

Social Media Marketing
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 17%
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