Writer, Corporate Communications Salary

An average Corporate Communications Writer in the United States can expect to take home roughly $53K annually. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by most, and more than half earn vision coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$37,402 - $81,695
(Median)
$37K
$53K
$82K
MEDIAN: $53,436
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90%

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$13.56 - $119.17
(Median)
$14
$23
$120
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$37,402 - $81,695  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,955  
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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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$35,561 - $91,037  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 107
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$13.56 - $119.17  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $53.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,955  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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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$35,561 - $91,037  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Job Description for Writer, Corporate Communications

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

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Popular Skills for Writer, Corporate Communications


Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Corporate Communications Writers who took the survey. Those who have experience with Marketing Communications, Technical Writing, and Editing can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Most people who know Editing also know Marketing Communications.

Pay by Experience Level for Writer, Corporate Communications

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


For many Corporate Communications Writers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $42K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $54K. Corporate Communications Writers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $68K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $70K.

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Experience Affects Writer, Corporate Communications Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Writer, Corporate Communications Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 8%

Editing
up arrow 1%

Technical Writing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$53,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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