Average Communications Assistant Salary

$38,516
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,027
Bonus
$1,800
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Communications Assistant is $38,516.
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$29k
10%
$39k
50%
$49k
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MEDIAN $38,516
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United States (change)
Salary
$29k - $49k
Bonus
$103 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$395 - $3k
Total Pay
$24k - $48k

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Job Description for Communications Assistant

Communications Assistant Tasks
  • Write marketing copy for many audiences and platforms, augmenting with images as appropriate.
  • Build and maintain customer databases and social media analytics, documenting outreach and communications.
  • Edit and assist in writing product sheets, social media updates, and other materials.
  • Organize marketing, communications, and event data, calendars, and reports.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Communications Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Communications Assistant
Communications Specialist
Communications Manager
Marketing Coordinator
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Communications Assistant Job Listings

Popular Skills for Communications Assistant

Skills in Marketing Communications, Social Media Marketing, Media / Public Relations, Microsoft Office and Web Content Management are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Communications Assistant

An entry-level Communications Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $35,720 based on 71 salaries. An early career Communications Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,412 based on 410 salaries. A mid-career Communications Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,446 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Communications Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,965 based on 30 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $50,980.
Employees with Communications Assistant in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 7.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (6.4% more) and New York, New York (4.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Richmond, Virginia (23.4% less) and Los Angeles, California (7.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 577 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.3%
Early Career
71.1%
Mid Career
9.4%
Experienced
5.2%
Late Career
2.1%