Communications Analyst Salary

Communications Analysts in the United States can expect wages of $55K per year on average. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. In this profession, a fair number enjoy medical and dental coverage, and the larger part have vision insurance, as well. The majority of Communications Analysts (69 percent) who took the survey are women. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$41,677 - $84,039
$42K
$56K
$84K
MEDIAN: $56,366
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50%
90%

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$16.77 - $40.55
$17
$23
$41
MEDIAN: $23.46
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$0$84K
Salary $41,677 - $84,039
Bonus $600 - $11,792
Profit Sharing $4,567
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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$39,182 - $83,511
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 94
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $16.77 - $40.55
Overtime $48.00
Annual Data $0$83K
Bonus $600 - $11,792
Profit Sharing $4,567
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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$39,182 - $83,511
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

Job Description for Communications Analyst

Communications analysts are in charge of analyzing and processing communications for their organization. These professionals are responsible for creating outgoing communications and reviewing incoming communications for their company.

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Communications Analyst Tasks

  • Create presentations, communications plans, corporate communications materials, and provide event assistance.
  • Conduct monthly analysis of internal customer satisfaction.
  • Write, edit, and distribute internal communications.
  • Work with communication managers to facilitate and ensure communication dispersion.
  • Develop and implement internal communications via intranet, printed copies, banners etc.

Common Career Paths for Communications Analyst


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For Communications Analysts, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Communications Analysts earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Communications Manager.

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Popular Skills for Communications Analyst


Survey results suggest that Communications Analysts use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Word, Marketing Communications, Media / Public Relations, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Media / Public Relations. The majority of those who know Marketing Communications also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Communications Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Communications Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Communications Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 78 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Communications Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Communications Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 23 salaries. A Communications Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Communications Analyst

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Communications Analyst Salaries

Experienced
▲28%

Late-Career
▲28%

▲2%

National Average
$56,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Communications Analyst Salaries

National Average
$56,000





Microsoft Excel
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 18%