A Mid-Career Director of Communications earns an average salary of $67,908 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are People Management and Strategic Planning.

$45,612 - $105,873
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MEDIAN: $67,908
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$15.46 - $44.16
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,612 - $105,873  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,825  
Profit Sharing
$3,265  
Commission
$4,250  
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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$45,592 - $109,515  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 529
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.46 - $44.16  
   
Overtime
$9.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,825  
   
Commission
$4,250  
Profit Sharing
$3,265  
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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$45,592 - $109,515  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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National Average: $68,971

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Key Stats for Director of Communications

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.
5-9 years
64%
10-19 years
36%
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Skills That Affect Director of Communications Salaries

People Management
up arrow 16%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 11%


Marketing Communications
0%

Media / Public Relations
0%

Project Management
0%

Strategic Marketing
0%

National Average
$69,000

Marketing Management
up arrow 3%

Editing
up arrow 5%

Technical Writing
up arrow 5%

Web Content Management
up arrow 6%

Web Marketing
up arrow 6%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 8%

Graphic Design
up arrow 17%

Web Development
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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