Writer, Corporate Communications Salary

Pay for Corporate Communications Writers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $53K annually. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Female Corporate Communications Writers make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. Job satisfaction for Corporate Communications Writers is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,637 - $79,045
(Median)
$38K
$53K
$79K
MEDIAN: $52,945
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90%

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$14.25 - $100.00
(Median)
$14
$32
$100
MEDIAN: $32.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$37,637 - $79,045  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,759  
Profit Sharing
$509 - $7,000  
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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$35,764 - $92,266  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 125
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$14.25 - $100.00  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $53.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,759  
   
Profit Sharing
$509 - $7,000  
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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$35,764 - $92,266  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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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


Corporate Communications Writers usually report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Marketing Communications, Technical Writing, and Editing can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Most people skilled in Editing are similarly competent in Marketing Communications.

Pay by Experience Level for Writer, Corporate Communications

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


Corporate Communications Writers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $42K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $52K. Corporate Communications Writers bring in $64K after working for 10 to 20 years. 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 29%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Writer, Corporate Communications Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 10%

Technical Writing
up arrow 2%

National Average
$54,000

Editing
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 18%
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