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Marketing Communications Specialist Salary (United States)

A Marketing Communications Specialist earns an average salary of $48,373 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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$34,915 - $67,118
(Median)
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48K
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67K
MEDIAN: $48,373
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Marketing Communications Specialist Salary (?
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$12.73 - $28.01
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,915 - $67,118  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,033  
Profit Sharing
$491.05 - $8,770  
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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$33,374 - $67,622  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,328
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.73 - $28.01  
   
Overtime
$17.78 - $43.99  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,033  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$491.05 - $8,770  
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).
)
$33,374 - $67,622  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 245
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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 by Experience Level for Marketing Communications Specialist

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

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Boston
up arrow 19%
San Francisco
up arrow 18%
Philadelphia
up arrow 17%
Chicago
up arrow 4%
San Diego
up arrow 3%
Austin
up arrow 2%
Dallas
0%
Houston
0%
National Average
$48,000
Atlanta
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Portland
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Experience Affects Marketing Communications Specialist Salaries

National Average
$48,000

Skills That Affect Marketing Communications Specialist Salaries

Email Marketing
up arrow 3%
Event Planning
up arrow 3%
Marketing Communications
0%
Web Marketing
0%
Adobe InDesign
0%
National Average
$48,000
Copywriting
up arrow 2%
Advertising
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
81%
female alumni
 
Male
19%
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: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 9%