Online Communications Strategist Salary

Earnings for Online Communications Strategists in the United States come in at around $54K annually on average. Total cash earnings of Online Communications Strategists range from $36K on the low end to $91K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $6K and $20K, respectively. The majority of Online Communications Strategists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Female Online Communications Strategists are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (65 percent) are women. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$35,355 - $86,574
MEDIAN: $53,578

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$35,355 - $86,574  
$0.00 - $6,280  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $19,866  
Total Pay (?
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).
$35,829 - $91,370  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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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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Online Communications Strategists who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Web Analytics, Project Management, Social Media Marketing, and Online Marketing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Online Marketing and Social Media Marketing.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Salaries

Web Analytics
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National Average

Project Management
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Social Media Marketing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.


65 %
35 %

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: 90% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 8%