Average Communications Officer Salary in Canada

C$50,841
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C$1,000
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The average salary for a Communications Officer in Canada is C$50,841.
10%
C$36k
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C$51k
50%
C$69k
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MEDIAN C$50,841
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Salary
C$36k - C$69k
Bonus
C$425 - C$5k
Total Pay
C$35k - C$70k

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Job Description for Communications Officer

Communications Officer Tasks
  • Receive, coordinate and direct radio, telephone and other communications; dispatch appropriate emergency and non-emergency responders.
  • Enters communications information into computer database or log; updates all information as new information is received.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Communications Officer. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Communications Officer
Communications Specialist
Communications Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Communications Officer

Skills in Marketing Communications, Corporate Communications and Editing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Social Media Marketing and Media / Public Relations.

Pay by Experience Level for Communications Officer

An entry-level Communications Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$43,437 based on 40 salaries. An early career Communications Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$46,007 based on 185 salaries. A mid-career Communications Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$54,003 based on 109 salaries. An experienced Communications Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$60,875 based on 51 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$67,407.
Employees with Communications Officer in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 18.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (18.4% more) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (19.6% less), Ottawa, Ontario (8.3% less) and Fredericton, New Brunswick (7.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 397 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.1%
Early Career
46.6%
Mid Career
27.5%
Experienced
12.8%
Late Career
3.0%

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