Writer, Corporate Communications Salary

Corporate Communications Writers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $51K annually. Female Corporate Communications Writers make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. Most Corporate Communications Writers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans.

$35,531 - $79,134
(Median)
$36K
$51K
$79K
MEDIAN: $51,092
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$14.64 - $98.26
(Median)
$15
$34
$98
MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$35,531 - $79,134  
   
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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$34,557 - $93,866  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 134
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 (?
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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).
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$34,557 - $93,866  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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


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 pay less than market rate include Technical Writing and Editing. The majority of those who know 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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $42K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $50K. Corporate Communications Writers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $65K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $70K on average.

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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 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Writer, Corporate Communications Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 12%

National Average
$53,000

Editing
up arrow 4%

Technical Writing
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 22%