Senior Communications Specialist Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Senior Communications Specialist is $64,256 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Graphic Design is associated with high pay for this job.
Senior Communications Specialist Salary (?
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$46,372 - $85,275
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MEDIAN: $64,255
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Senior Communications Specialist Salary (?
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$13.13 - $60.40
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$46,372 - $85,275  
   
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$0.00 - $9,168  
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).
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$45,193 - $87,886  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 208
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$13.13 - $60.40  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $9,168  
   
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).
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$45,193 - $87,886  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Job Description for Senior Communications Specialist

A senior communications specialist works to promote an organization and its products, services, and message in a consistent, targeted manner. Persons with this job title may work as the head of the marketing, advertising, or media relations departments within a company. Dedicated public relations firms and ad companies also typically employ senior communications specialists as well.
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Senior Communications Specialist Tasks
  • Create and drive the internal social media strategy.
  • Track, monitor, and report on metrics for blogs, videos, and websites.
  • Coordinate the employee intranet page and video assignments across the division.
  • Design and deliver internal communication plans for driving education and awareness within the company.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Communications Specialist

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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
up arrow 18%
Dallas
up arrow 14%
Minneapolis
up arrow 12%
New York
up arrow 10%
Seattle
up arrow 9%
Washington
up arrow 8%
Chicago
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National Average
$65,000
Boston
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St. Paul
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Experience Affects Senior Communications Specialist Salaries

National Average
$65,000

Skills That Affect Senior Communications Specialist Salaries

Graphic Design
up arrow 12%
Technical Writing
up arrow 5%
Corporate Communications
up arrow 4%
Editing
up arrow 2%
Media / Public Relations
0%
National Average
$65,000
Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%
Project Management
up arrow 3%
Strategic Planning
up arrow 12%
Web Content Management
up arrow 21%
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
72%
female alumni
 
Male
28%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 5%
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