An Employee Communications Manager earns an average salary of $84,314 per year. A skill in Strategic Planning is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$57,986 - $114,104
MEDIAN: $84,313

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$57,438 - $128,715  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 121

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Job Description for Employee Communications Manager

An employee communications manager is a human resource position that is responsible for the development of proposals, budgets, schedules, employee engagement events, and any other special HR functions. Their focus is to ensure an employee-friendly workplace by engaging employees with events and involving them in corporate decisions. This will be done through questionnaires, surveys, and committees. The goal of the employee communications manager is to ensure that the strategies of employees and higher management are in alignment, so the employees understand the direction of the leadership.


Employee Communications Manager Tasks

  • Align and integrate the communications objectives of all departments within the organization, through partnership and planning.
  • Counsel human resources leaders and management on communication planning and approaches.
  • Manage the messaging and content of employee newsletters, new employee handbooks, and web content.
  • Develop and maintain a communication plan that support the overall organizational objectives.
  • Inform, guide and support the overall human resources communications strategy.

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The company needs to make its numbers each quarter and year, and it gets stressful leading up to these quarter and year ends.

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Experience Affects Employee Communications Manager Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Employee Communications Manager Salaries

Strategic Planning
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National Average

Project Management
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Corporate Communications
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Marketing Communications
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Employee Relations
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Oral / Verbal Communication
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.


81 %
19 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
medical benefits
Vision: 84%
dental benefits
None: 2%