A Communications Officer earns an average salary of C$51,444 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Corporate Communications is associated with high pay for this job.

C$36,246 - C$68,383
C$36K
C$51K
C$68K
MEDIAN: C$51,237
10%
50%
90%
C$16.23 - C$33.82
C$16
C$25
C$34
MEDIAN: C$25.48
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50%
90%
C$0C$69K
Salary C$36,246 - C$68,383
Bonus C$495 - C$4,027
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$35,753 - C$69,098
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 330
Hourly Data C$0C$80
Hourly Rate C$16.23 - C$33.82
Overtime C$1.49 - C$80.27
Annual Data C$0C$69K
Bonus C$495 - C$4,027
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$35,753 - C$69,098
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 48

Job Description for Communications Officer

A communications officer is responsible for establishing and facilitating internal and external communication to maintain a positive perception of their organization. Their responsibilities may include the internal dissemination of company materials, memos, and other information; they may also work on tasks such as public relations, monitoring or writing website content, maintaining mailing lists and any material sent through such lists, maintaining an updated list of media contacts, and writing public statements.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Communications Officer


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Popular Skills for Communications Officer

Pay by Experience Level for Communications Officer

Pay by Experience for a Communications Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Communications Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$45,000 based on 103 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Communications Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$55,000 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Communications Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$59,000 based on 33 salaries. A Communications Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$65,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$51,483

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

Communications Officer Reviews

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

Communications Officer in Prince George:
Pros: It's flexible and there are a variety of different projects to work on. My team is incredible and I feel supported while still remaining autonomous.
Cons: There is nothing bad about my job.

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Key Stats for Communications Officer

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Communications Officer Salaries

▲26%

▲15%

▲7%

National Average
C$51,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Communications Officer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 17%