The average pay for a Director of Communications in Houston, Texas is $69,634 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Media / Public Relations and Corporate Communications.

$48,000 - $126,709
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$48,000 - $126,709  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Key Stats for Director of Communications

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
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1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Director of Communications Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%

National Average
$76,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Director of Communications Salaries

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 28%

Corporate Communications
up arrow 26%

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Editing
up arrow 5%

Strategic Planning
0%

National Average
$76,000

Marketing Communications
up arrow 14%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 15%

Graphic Design
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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