The average salary for an Experienced Director of Communications is $83,566 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Technical Writing and Corporate Communications.

$53,846 - $132,830
(Median)
$54K
$84K
$130K
MEDIAN: $83,565
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$16.58 - $60.60
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,846 - $132,830  
   
Bonus
$389.78 - $25,252  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,094  
Commission
$5,500  
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).
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$53,413 - $143,662  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 602
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.58 - $60.60  
   
Overtime
$17.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$389.78 - $25,252  
   
Commission
$5,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,094  
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).
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$53,413 - $143,662  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Skills That Affect Director of Communications Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 12%



People Management
up arrow 5%

Media / Public Relations
0%

National Average
$85,000

Project Management
up arrow 2%


Editing
up arrow 11%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 12%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 15%

Web Content Management
up arrow 15%

Marketing Management
up arrow 16%

Web Marketing
up arrow 18%

Graphic Design
up arrow 25%

Web Development
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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