Director of Communications with Corporate Communications Skills Salary (Canada)

A Director of Communications with Corporate Communications skills earns an average salary of C$95,528 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

C$54,981 - C$124,156
C$55K
C$97K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$97,118
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$128K
Salary C$54,981 - C$124,156
Bonus C$0.00 - C$24,566
Profit Sharing C$3,300
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$55,592 - C$128,916
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 119

Job Description for Director of Communications

Communications directors are responsible for the communicating a positive image of a company to the public. They often advise executives on public relations and how to effectively communicate the company’s message. Communications directors can work in any field, including nonprofit organizations and government agencies.

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Director of Communications 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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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Communications

Pay by Experience for a Director of Communications has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Communications with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 5 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Communications with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$88,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Director of Communications which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$100,000 based on 39 salaries. A Director of Communications with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$105,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$98,079

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

Key Stats for Director of Communications

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Director of Communications Salaries

▲7%

▲2%

National Average
C$98,000

▼11%

▼49%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 14%