Online Communications Associate Salary

Online Communications Associates in the United States can expect to earn an average of $42K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most Online Communications Associates are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Online Communications Associates making up 73 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$33,578 - $58,270
MEDIAN: $41,690

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$31,816 - $57,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 90
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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 Associates seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Social Media Marketing, Web Content Management, Email Marketing, and HTML are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Adobe Photoshop and HTML. Those familiar with Social Media Marketing also tend to know HTML.

Pay Difference by Location

For Online Communications Associates, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 15 percent above the national average.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Salaries

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Email Marketing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.


73 %
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 8%