Writer, Corporate Communications Salary

Corporate Communications Writers in the United States pull down an average of $54K per year. Women account for the majority of Corporate Communications Writers who took the survey — 82 percent to be exact. A large number claim medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision coverage. This field is filled with high levels of job satisfaction; most Corporate Communications Writers are happy with their jobs. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$35,745 - $83,327
$36K
$54K
$83K
MEDIAN: $53,718
10%
50%
90%

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$18.84 - $47.50
$21
MEDIAN: $21.49
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,745 - $83,327  
   
Bonus
$2,500  
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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$38,783 - $86,088  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$21.49  
   
Overtime
$25.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Bonus
$2,500  
   
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).
)
$38,783 - $86,088  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
© PayScale, Inc. @ www.payscale.com

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Job Description for Writer, Corporate Communications

  • Develop, implement, and evaluate communications programs on corporate-related initiatives.
  • Assist in reporting and technical writing.
  • Represent the company as a spokesperson.

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Popular Skills for Writer, Corporate Communications


Job skills reported by Corporate Communications Writers are limited. Marketing Communications and Editing are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 7 percent and 3 percent, respectively. It is often found that people who know Editing are also skilled in Technical Writing.

Pay by Experience Level for Writer, Corporate Communications

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $48K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $55K. Corporate Communications Writers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $74K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $73K by contrast.

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Key Stats for Writer, Corporate Communications

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Writer, Corporate Communications Salaries

▲41%

Late-Career
▲39%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$52,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Writer, Corporate Communications Salaries

Marketing Communications
▲7%

▲3%

Technical Writing
▲1%

National Average
$52,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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