A Director of Communications in New York, New York earns an average salary of $96,194 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are People Management, Corporate Communications, Media / Public Relations, and Strategic Planning.

$60,219 - $165,000
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MEDIAN: $96,193
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$60,320 - $175,934  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,375,004
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
New York:
$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York:
$538,300
New York:
$293,500
4.7%

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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Communications

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

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Experience Affects Director of Communications Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%


National Average
$98,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 29%

Skills That Affect Director of Communications Salaries

People Management
up arrow 33%



Strategic Planning
up arrow 13%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 9%

National Average
$98,000

Marketing Communications
up arrow 8%

Web Content Management
up arrow 11%

Project Management
up arrow 13%

Editing
up arrow 17%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 36%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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