Director of Communications with Graphic Design Skills Salary

Directors of Communications with Graphic Design skills pull down an average of $52K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Female Directors of Communications with Graphic Design skills make up most of the survey respondents at 70 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$35,140 - $87,787
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$52K
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MEDIAN: $51,967
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$14.19 - $46.21
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MEDIAN: $25.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$35,140 - $87,787  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,809  
Profit Sharing
$2,420  
Total Pay (?
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$35,099 - $89,315  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 164
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.19 - $46.21  
   
Overtime
$24.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,809  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,420  
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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$35,099 - $89,315  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Communications

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Directors of Communications with Graphic Design skills with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $44K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $55K. Directors of Communications with Graphic Design skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $60K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $71K.

Key Stats for Director of Communications

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Director of Communications Salaries

Late-Career
▲34%

Experienced
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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