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Writer, Corporate Communications Salary

Median pay for Corporate Communications Writers in the United States is around $52K per year. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Corporate Communications Writers. Female Corporate Communications Writers make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. Although a fair number have medical coverage and the larger part have dental coverage, nearly one in five claim no health benefits at all.
$35,820 - $80,543
(Median)
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52K
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81K
MEDIAN: $51,838
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$14.94 - $78.43
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,820 - $80,543  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,814  
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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$34,623 - $101,315  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 153
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$14.94 - $78.43  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $52.68  
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$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,814  
   
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).
)
$34,623 - $101,315  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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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. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Technical Writing and Editing. It is often found that people who know Editing are 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 earns $43K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $53K. Corporate Communications Writers bring in $65K after working for 10 to 20 years. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $70K.

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Experience Affects Writer, Corporate Communications Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Writer, Corporate Communications Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 6%

National Average
$54,000

Editing
up arrow 8%

Technical Writing
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 21%