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Writer, Corporate Communications Salary

For Corporate Communications Writers, yearly average wages total $51K annually. The majority of Corporate Communications Writers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and slightly less than a fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. Most Corporate Communications Writers survey respondents are women (77 percent). This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$35,622 - $78,680
(Median)
$36K
$51K
$79K
MEDIAN: $51,306
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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
$35,622 - $78,680  
   
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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$34,487 - $94,412  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 129
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.
)
$0$70K$140K$210K
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).
)
$34,487 - $94,412  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 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


Job skills reported by Corporate Communications Writers are limited. Those who have experience with Marketing Communications, Editing, and Technical Writing can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Writing and Editing. Most people familiar with 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.


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $42K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $51K. On average, Corporate Communications Writers make $65K following one to two decades on the job. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $70K.

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Experience Affects Writer, Corporate Communications Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

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 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
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: 22%
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