Senior Vice President (SVP), Corporate Communications Salary

The average Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $169K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Women Senior Vice Presidents of Corporate Communications who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$106,455 - $240,044
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$110K
$170K
$240K
MEDIAN: $169,196
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$106,455 - $240,044  
   
Bonus
$1,987 - $61,626  
Profit Sharing
$9,826 - $45,000  
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$116,672 - $282,064  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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Job Description for Senior Vice President (SVP), Corporate Communications

Senior vice president (SVP), corporate communications are responsible for creating and distributing communication documents for their corporation. These individuals have strong interpersonal skills to write and interact with clients, vendors, and communities on behalf of their organization. In addition, they oversee communication efforts and coordinate with corporate communication staff. They create communications initiatives based on corporate images and brands. These communication professionals approve any corporate communications before they're released. Additionally, they coordinate communication efforts with the director of public affairs, the director of marketing, and other community communication managers. These individuals manage and respond to media calls and redirect appropriate staff to conduct press conferences.

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Senior Vice President (SVP), Corporate Communications Tasks

  • Work with executives, marketing, and Public Relations to develop a cohesive marketing message and brand image.
  • Manage the company’s communications with the media and promotion of the company through social media.
  • Direct a company’s communications strategies by managing internal and external communications.
  • Supervise and manage public relations personnel, and facilitate communication between departments.

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Popular Skills for Senior Vice President (SVP), Corporate Communications


Senior Vice Presidents of Corporate Communications report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Strategic Marketing, Marketing Communications, and Media / Public Relations can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Media / Public Relations, Marketing Communications, and Strategic Marketing. Most people who know Marketing Communications also know Media / Public Relations.

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Experience Affects Senior Vice President (SVP), Corporate Communications Salaries



National Average
$183,000

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Skills That Affect Senior Vice President (SVP), Corporate Communications Salaries

National Average
$183,000

Strategic Marketing
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Marketing Communications
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Media / Public Relations
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 5%
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