A Communications Specialist in Calgary, Alberta earns an average salary of C$63,802 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

C$43,291 - C$76,596
C$43K
C$62K
C$77K
MEDIAN: C$62,297
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$84K
Salary C$43,291 - C$76,596
Bonus C$1,174 - C$8,243
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$43,448 - C$84,338
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 46

Job Description for Communications Specialist

A communications specialist manages a company's internal and external communications. Internal communications may include memos, job descriptions, and notes from management; external communications may include designing and editing press releases and marketing materials. Other responsibilities include coordinating media and marketing events, informal meetings for employees, and press conferences. They also answer inquiries and manage online content. Although communications specialists work in a business setting during regular business hours, overtime may be required to meet deadlines or deal with rapidly emerging or changing situations.

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Communications Specialist Tasks

  • Design effective and innovative communication copy and materials, including new modes of electronic communication.
  • Produce employee communication newsletter.
  • Create and execute of employee communication campaigns.

Communications Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Communications Specialist

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Communications Specialist Salaries

▲26%

▲9%

National Average
C$63,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Communications Specialist Salaries





National Average
C$63,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 7%