Marketing Communications Specialist Salary (United States)

A Marketing Communications Specialist earns an average salary of $48,054 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Marketing Communications Specialist Salary (?
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$34,767 - $66,358
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MEDIAN: $48,054
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Marketing Communications Specialist Salary (?
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$12.47 - $27.20
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,767 - $66,358  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,063  
Profit Sharing
$450.00 - $8,583  
Commission
$0.00 - $15,000  
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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$33,280 - $67,035  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,344
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.47 - $27.20  
   
Overtime
$17.62 - $42.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,063  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$450.00 - $8,583  
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).
)
$33,280 - $67,035  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 246
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Job Description for Marketing Communications Specialist

A marketing communications specialist helps serve as the "voice of the organization" to the outside world, advancing the business’ interests and presenting it in the best possible light. Their duties include writing, developing and designing visuals, and creating presentations.
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Marketing Communications Specialist Tasks
  • Develop and implement various communications via intranet, printed copies, banners etc.
  • Create presentations, communications plans, corporate communications materials, media releases and provide event assistance.
  • Write, edit, and distribute internal and external communications supporting overall strategy.
  • Acts as a liaison with outside vendors and consultants.

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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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San Francisco
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Boston
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Philadelphia
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Washington
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Chicago
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Austin
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Dallas
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Houston
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$48,000
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What is it like working as a Marketing Communications Specialist?
Marketing Communications Specialist in Plano:
Pros: Creative freedom, ability to explore social platforms, coworkers, work flexibility.
Cons: Not the latest technology, not much coworker engagement, stress level.

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Experience Affects Marketing Communications Specialist Salaries

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$48,000

Skills That Affect Marketing Communications Specialist Salaries

Email Marketing
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Event Planning
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Web Marketing
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Adobe InDesign
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Advertising
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$48,000
Copywriting
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Microsoft Office
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Social Media Marketing
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Gender

Female
82%
female alumni
 
Male
18%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 9%