Director of Communications Salary

A Director of Communications earns an average salary of $68,945 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Corporate Communications and Strategic Planning.
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$40,336 - $122,472
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$40K
$69K
$120K
MEDIAN: $68,944
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$12.14 - $43.63
(Median)
$12
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$44
MEDIAN: $19.00
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,336 - $122,472  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $23,928  
Profit Sharing
$630 - $24,240  
Commission
$0.00 - $38,000  
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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$39,956 - $128,974  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,664
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.14 - $43.63  
   
Overtime
$9.36 - $45.26  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $23,928  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $38,000  
Profit Sharing
$630 - $24,240  
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).
)
$39,956 - $128,974  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70

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Job Description for Director of Communications

Communications directors are responsible for the communicating a positive image of a company to the public. They often advise executives on public relations and how to effectively communicate the company’s message. Communications directors can work in any field, including nonprofit organizations and government agencies.

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Director of Communications Tasks

  • Manage press conferences and press coverage at all company events.
  • Devise and implement the strategy, messaging and tools needed to build the image of the company.
  • Act as primary spokesperson and liaison for the company with media in all markets.
  • Supervise news releases and the implementation of public relations programs.

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Experience Affects Director of Communications Salaries



National Average
$69,000



Skills That Affect Director of Communications Salaries




Media / Public Relations
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Project Management
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Marketing Management
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$69,000

Web Development
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Event Planning
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 371 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 11%