Entry-Level Director of Communications Salary

An Entry-Level Director of Communications earns an average salary of $52,082 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Strategic Planning, Corporate Communications, and Project Management.

$34,629 - $82,918
$35K
$53K
$83K
MEDIAN: $52,932
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$12.33 - $39.15
$12
$23
$39
MEDIAN: $23.19
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$0$85K
Salary $34,629 - $82,918
Bonus $0.00 - $10,225
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$34,156 - $85,493
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 318
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $12.33 - $39.15
Overtime $28.93
Annual Data $0$85K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,225
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$34,156 - $85,493
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

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Director of Communications Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Director of Communications in El Paso:
"Save money."
Learn graphic design.

Director of Communications in New York:
"Keep Going."
Keep learning; keep honing your skills. Be open to what more seasoned staff know and be mindful that you, too, will one day be a seasoned communicator and will have wisdom to impart to new crop.

Director of Communications in Bethesda:
"Be goal and results driven."
Set your personal objectives and meet them.

Director of Communications in San Diego:
"More internships."
I wish I interned at multiple companies to get a better feel of what I like to do before I had to learn it while support myself at a full time career. It would also allow for a better understanding of how different companies function and would allow you to apply this to the career you decide to choose.

Director of Communications in New Orleans:
Make sure your phone is getting subsidized. Get all the perks you can.

Key Stats for Director of Communications

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
36%
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Skills That Affect Director of Communications Salaries

Strategic Planning
▲12%

Corporate Communications
▲8%

Project Management
▲8%

People Management
▲5%

Media / Public Relations
▲1%

National Average
$53,000

Marketing Management
▼3%


Strategic Marketing
▼6%

Technical Writing
▼6%

Web Content Management
▼7%

Social Media Marketing
▼8%

Editing
▼10%

Web Marketing
▼13%

Web Development
▼14%

Graphic Design
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 22%
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