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Online Communications Associate Salary

For Online Communications Associates, yearly average wages total $41K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Female Online Communications Associates make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$33,406 - $57,743
MEDIAN: $41,262

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$33,406 - $57,743  
$0.00 - $5,000  
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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).
$31,520 - $56,951  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 95

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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 suggest that Online Communications Associates use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Web Content Management, Email Marketing, Social Media Marketing, and Adobe Photoshop are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like HTML and Adobe Photoshop. Most people familiar with Social Media Marketing also know HTML.

Pay Difference by Location

Washington is the lowest-paying area, 1 percent south of the national average.

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Experience Affects Online Communications Associate Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Online Communications Associate Salaries

Web Content Management
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Email Marketing
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Social Media Marketing
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National Average

Adobe Photoshop
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.


76 %
24 %

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: 94% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 6%