Online Communications Strategist Salary

Earnings for Online Communications Strategists in the United States come in at around $54K per year on average. Total cash compensation for Online Communications Strategists runs from $35K to $93K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $7K and profit sharing that can reach almost $20K. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Female Online Communications Strategists survey participants are more prevalent than men — 60 percent of professionals. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,488 - $89,764
MEDIAN: $53,619

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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.
$35,488 - $89,764  
$0.00 - $6,787  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $19,866  
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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).
$35,253 - $93,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 111

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Job Description for Online Communications Strategist

  • Communicate with a global audience of volunteers, customers, and staff.
  • Provide content for blogs, videos, email newsletters, and print materials.
  • Cultivate the voice and tone of online outreach while ensuring consistent communications and branding.

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Survey takers who work as Online Communications Strategists usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Web Analytics, Project Management, Social Media Marketing, and Online Marketing are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Online Marketing. Online Marketing and Social Media Marketing are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

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Experience Affects Online Communications Strategist Salaries

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Skills That Affect Online Communications Strategist Salaries

Web Analytics
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Project Management

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Social Media Marketing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.


60 %
40 %

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: 91% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 7%