Women make up the vast majority of Corporate Communications Writers in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $56K per year. Most Corporate Communications Writers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn vision coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$38,783 - $81,546
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$39K
$56K
$82K
MEDIAN: $56,467
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$20.85 - $68.78
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$38,783 - $81,546  
   
Bonus
$2,500  
Total Pay (?
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$40,000 - $87,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$23.96  
   
Overtime
$25.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
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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$40,000 - $87,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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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 typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Marketing Communications and Editing are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 8 percent and 6 percent, respectively. Most people experienced in Editing also know Technical Writing.

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 more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $50K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $55K on average. Corporate Communications Writers bring in $73K after working for 10 to 20 years. Corporate Communications Writers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are no higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years.

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Experience Affects Writer, Corporate Communications Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 32%

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Writer, Corporate Communications Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 8%

up arrow 6%

Technical Writing
up arrow 2%

National Average
$55,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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