An Entry-Level Communications Specialist earns an average salary of C$49,744 per year.

C$39,101 - C$63,942
C$39K
C$50K
C$64K
MEDIAN: C$50,097
10%
50%
90%
C$13.91 - C$29.09
C$14
C$22
C$29
MEDIAN: C$22.17
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$65K
Salary C$39,101 - C$63,942
Bonus C$975 - C$7,096
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$37,285 - C$65,374
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 339
Hourly Data C$0C$40
Hourly Rate C$13.91 - C$29.09
Overtime C$31.54
Annual Data C$0C$65K
Bonus C$975 - C$7,096
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$37,285 - C$65,374
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 53

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$50,148

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

Communications Specialist Advice

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

Communications Specialist in Vancouver:
"Get a different major!"
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Key Stats for Communications Specialist

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
23%

Skills That Affect Communications Specialist Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 15%