Director of Communications in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

A Director of Communications in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $88,255 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Strategic Marketing is associated with high pay for this job.

$57,986 - $132,137
$58K
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MEDIAN: $86,003
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Salary $57,986 - $132,137
Bonus $394.53 - $10,256
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$59,005 - $132,338
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 71

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

Director of Communications Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Communications

Pay by Experience for a Director of Communications has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Communications with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Communications with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Director of Communications which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $108,000 based on 29 salaries. A Director of Communications with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Director of Communications

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Director of Communications Salaries

▲37%

▲23%

National Average
$88,000

▼3%

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Director of Communications Salaries

Strategic Marketing
▲25%

People Management
▲7%


National Average
$88,000





Editing
▼15%

Web Content Management
▼15%

Graphic Design
▼17%

Project Management
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 12%
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