A Communications Advisor earns an average salary of C$64,572 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$50,512 - C$81,549
C$51K
C$67K
C$82K
MEDIAN: C$66,531
10%
50%
90%
C$17.11 - C$44.74
C$17
C$31
C$45
MEDIAN: C$30.88
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$84K
Salary C$50,512 - C$81,549
Bonus C$990 - C$9,863
Profit Sharing C$1,592
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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C$50,622 - C$84,671
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 176
Hourly Data C$0C$52
Hourly Rate C$17.11 - C$44.74
Overtime C$45.00
Annual Data C$0C$84K
Bonus C$990 - C$9,863
Profit Sharing C$1,592
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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C$50,622 - C$84,671
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Communications Advisor

A communications adviser is responsible for creating, building, and maintaining the image (professionally, publicly, and socially) of their organization. Communications advisers must develop and maintain relations within the community which aid their business in increasing revenue. Roles may include: corporate spokesperson; business media representative; news inquiry response; social media monitoring and maintenance; public communications and correspondence management; and numerous aspects of business promotion, including business communications, announcements, reports, brochures, pamphlets, and news releases.

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Communications Advisor Tasks

  • Liaise with press, promoting a positive image of the organization to the public.
  • Resolve and mediate communications difficulties and crises.
  • Develop internal and external communications strategies.
  • Educate and advise employees and management in communication skills.

Common Career Paths for Communications Advisor


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Popular Skills for Communications Advisor

Pay by Experience Level for Communications Advisor

Pay by Experience for a Communications Advisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Communications Advisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$61,000 based on 36 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Communications Advisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$65,000 based on 49 salaries. An experienced Communications Advisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$77,000 based on 19 salaries. A Communications Advisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$76,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$67,582

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Communications Advisor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Communications Advisor?

Communications Advisor in Calgary:
"Love my job."
Pros: Creative.
Cons: Commute.

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Key Stats for Communications Advisor

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
51%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Communications Advisor Salaries

▲14%

▲13%

National Average
C$68,000

▼4%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Communications Advisor Salaries

National Average
C$68,000


Media / Public Relations
▼3%




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
51%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 10%