Earnings for Late-Career Directors of Communications come in at around $89K annually on average. Late-Career Directors of Communications survey participants are largely women, dominating at 66 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Late-Career Directors of Communications, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$59,309 - $141,731
MEDIAN: $88,788

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$59,309 - $141,731  
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$58,607 - $148,983  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 240
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Skills That Affect Director of Communications Salaries

People Management
up arrow 23%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 11%

Technical Writing
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National Average

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 2%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 4%

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Project Management
up arrow 11%

Marketing Management
up arrow 13%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 15%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 20%

Web Content Management
up arrow 23%

Web Marketing
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Graphic Design
up arrow 25%

Web Development
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.


66 %
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 9%