Employee Communications Manager Salary

An Employee Communications Manager earns an average salary of $81,289 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Strategic Planning is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$55,884 - $114,081
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MEDIAN: $81,289
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Salary
$55,884 - $114,081  
   
Bonus
$1,532 - $24,240  
Profit Sharing
$2,035  
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$56,342 - $130,924  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 108

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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.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Employee Communications Manager

Pay by Experience for an Employee Communications Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Employee Communications Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 39 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Employee Communications Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 49 salaries. An experienced Employee Communications Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 45 salaries. An Employee Communications Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $83,741

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Key Stats for Employee Communications Manager

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Employee Communications Manager Salaries

Experienced
▲15%

Late-Career
▲6%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$84,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Employee Communications Manager Salaries

Strategic Planning
▲21%

Project Management
▲3%

Editing
▼0%

National Average
$84,000


Marketing Communications
▼4%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼10%

Employee Relations
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 4%