An Entry-Level Communications Director earns an average salary of C$49,057 per year. A skill in Strategic Marketing is associated with high pay for this job.

C$35,323 - C$80,336
MEDIAN: C$52,286
Salary C$35,323 - C$80,336
Bonus C$4,932
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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).
C$35,202 - C$79,822
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

Job Description for Communications Director

Communications directors work in a variety of fields, including private corporations, government agencies, non-profit organizations and more. They oversee the information and communication that comes from their companies and how the companies' messages are delivered to the public. Communications directors are also responsible for managing their companies' media and public relations. They are their companies' spokespeople and work to develop and implement plans for communicating their companies' main goals. They may hold press conferences, write up press releases, respond to journalists and reporters from TV and print media, and more.


Communications Director Tasks

  • Act as primary spokesperson and liaison for the company with media in all markets.
  • Supervise news releases and the implementation of public relations programs.
  • Manage press conferences and press coverage at all company events.
  • Devise and implement the strategy, messaging and tools needed to build the image of the company.

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Communications Director Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Communications Director in Toronto:
"Broad scope of knowledge in communications and marketing."
Knowledge of digital marketing, social media advocacy, graphics, and video are highly valued technical skills to oversee a team that brings specific technical skills to their jobs.

Key Stats for Communications Director


90 %
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years

Skills That Affect Communications Director Salaries

National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.


90 %
10 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 33%