Late-Career Director of Communications Salary

The average Late-Career Director of Communications earns approximately $92K annually. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Female Late-Career Directors of Communications make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$58,935 - $148,347
MEDIAN: $89,958

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Salary $58,935 - $148,347
Bonus $397.32 - $35,200
Profit Sharing $5,000
Commission $7,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$58,700 - $164,054
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 228

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $91,099

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

San Jose is home to an above-average pay rate for Late-Career Directors of Communications, 153 percent higher than the national average. Late-Career Directors of Communications can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Portland (+32 percent), Washington (+30 percent), San Francisco (+25 percent), and New York (+13 percent). Boston ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 9 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Director of Communications


75 %
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
20 years or more
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Director of Communications Salaries

Technical Writing

Strategic Planning

Project Management

Media / Public Relations

National Average


People Management

Marketing Communications

Social Media Marketing

Marketing Management

Strategic Marketing

Graphic Design

Web Content Management

Web Marketing

Web Development

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.


75 %
25 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 11%