Online Communications Associates in the United States take home an average $43K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Online Communications Associates. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Online Communications Associates making up 75 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$34,304 - $54,787
MEDIAN: $43,376

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$34,304 - $54,787  
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$33,137 - $55,333  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Job Description for Online Communications Associate

Online communications associates are responsible for performing a variety of online communication tasks and working with other associates to address challenges in a variety of online outlets. Some of their main tasks include writing reports, letters, and client support text on behalf of their company, so strong written and verbal communication skills are generally required.


Online Communications Associate Tasks

  • Copy edit all promotional marketing materials.
  • Develop and execute a social marketing strategy.
  • Conceptualize, plan, outline, and implement compelling and informational email messages.

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Popular Skills for Online Communications Associate

Survey results imply that Online Communications Associates put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in HTML, Email Marketing, Social Media Marketing, and Web Content Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop, Web Content Management, and Social Media Marketing. For most people, competency in Social Media Marketing indicates knowledge of HTML.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,564

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Online Communications Associates, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 11 percent above the national average. Online Communications Associates will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+5 percent).

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Experience Affects Online Communications Associate Salaries

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Skills That Affect Online Communications Associate Salaries

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Email Marketing
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Social Media Marketing
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Web Content Management
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Adobe Photoshop
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.


75 %
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 14%