The average pay for a Director of Communications in Houston, Texas is $66,500 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, Corporate Communications, Project Management, and Editing.

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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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Experience Affects Director of Communications Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 40%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$70,000

Skills That Affect Director of Communications Salaries

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 40%

Corporate Communications
up arrow 38%

Project Management
up arrow 18%

Editing
up arrow 14%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 9%

National Average
$70,000

Marketing Communications
up arrow 6%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 8%

Graphic Design
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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