Online Communications Associate Salary

An average Online Communications Associate in the United States can expect to take home roughly $41K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Online Communications Associates survey respondents are women (76 percent). The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$33,359 - $57,947
MEDIAN: $41,262

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$33,359 - $57,947  
$0.00 - $5,034  
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$31,361 - $57,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 93

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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

Online Communications Associates report a narrow range of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Web Content Management, Email Marketing, Social Media Marketing, and Adobe Photoshop are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include HTML and Adobe Photoshop. Those proficient in Social Media Marketing are, more often than not, also skilled in HTML.

Pay Difference by Location

In Washington, salaries are 1 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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Experience Affects Online Communications Associate Salaries

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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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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%