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Writer, Corporate Communications Salary

An average Corporate Communications Writer in the United States can expect to take home roughly $51K per year. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. While nearly one in five report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and a strong majority have dental, as well. Most Corporate Communications Writers survey respondents are women (76 percent).

$35,458 - $79,312
(Median)
$35K
$51K
$79K
MEDIAN: $51,158
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90%

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$14.64 - $98.26
(Median)
$15
$34
$98
MEDIAN: $33.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$35,458 - $79,312  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,729  
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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$34,491 - $94,081  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 132
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$14.64 - $98.26  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $52.86  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,729  
   
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).
)
$34,491 - $94,081  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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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


Survey takers who work as Corporate Communications Writers usually report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Marketing Communications, Editing, and Technical Writing can expect to be compensated well for these skills. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Technical Writing and Editing. Those proficient in Editing are, more often than not, also skilled in Marketing Communications.

Pay by Experience Level for Writer, Corporate Communications

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Corporate Communications Writers. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $42K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $50K on average. Corporate Communications Writers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $66K. Corporate Communications Writers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $70K.

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Experience Affects Writer, Corporate Communications Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Writer, Corporate Communications Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 11%

National Average
$53,000

Editing
up arrow 5%

Technical Writing
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 21%
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