Average Early-Career Communications Associate Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$47,366
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$1,474
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The average salary for an Early-Career Communications Associate in Washington, District of Columbia is $47,366.
10%
$39k
MEDIAN
$47k
90%
$59k
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$39k - $59k
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$100 - $6k
Total Pay
$39k - $59k

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Popular Skills for Communications Associate

Skills in Social Media Marketing and Web Content Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Press Releases, Marketing Communications and Media / Public Relations.

Pay by Experience Level for Communications Associate

An entry-level Communications Associate with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,365 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Communications Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,654 based on 28 salaries.
Employees with Communications Associate in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 17.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (5.1% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (4.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (12.9% less), Chicago, Illinois (4.5% less) and Arlington, Virginia (3.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 40 survey responses.
Entry Level
30.0%
Mid Career
70.0%