Director of Communications in Seattle Salary

A Director of Communications in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $80,445 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project Management, Corporate Communications, Strategic Planning, Editing, and Media / Public Relations.

$47,031 - $120,523
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$47,031 - $120,523  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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Key Stats for Director of Communications

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
19%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Director of Communications Salaries

▲16%

Late-Career
▲16%

National Average
$82,000

Skills That Affect Director of Communications Salaries

Project Management
▲18%

Corporate Communications
▲15%

Strategic Planning
▲13%

Editing
▲13%

Media / Public Relations
▲12%

Web Content Management
▲6%

Marketing Communications
▲2%

National Average
$82,000

Social Media Marketing
▼1%

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 87%
no benefits
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