Late-Career Director of Communications Salary

Late-Career Directors of Communications take home approximately $91K annually on average. The majority of Late-Career Directors of Communications claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most Late-Career Directors of Communications survey respondents are women (72 percent). Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$59,969 - $148,082
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$91K
$150K
MEDIAN: $90,602
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Salary $59,969 - $148,082
Bonus $961 - $34,738
Profit Sharing $3,052
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$59,644 - $162,209
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 224

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $91,703

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 155 percent, Late-Career Directors of Communications in San Jose receive some of the highest pay in the country. Late-Career Directors of Communications can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Portland (+33 percent), Washington (+31 percent), San Francisco (+25 percent), and New York (+14 percent). Boston ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 9 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Director of Communications

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Director of Communications Salaries

Technical Writing
▲9%


Strategic Planning
▲7%

Project Management
▲2%

Media / Public Relations
▼0%

National Average
$92,000

Editing
▼6%

People Management
▼6%

Marketing Communications
▼7%

Social Media Marketing
▼13%

Marketing Management
▼13%

Strategic Marketing
▼19%

Graphic Design
▼23%

Web Content Management
▼24%

Web Marketing
▼39%

Web Development
▼42%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 11%
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