Communications Director in Minneapolis, Minnesota Salary

A Communications Director in Minneapolis, Minnesota earns an average salary of $100,000 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Corporate Communications and Social Media Marketing.

$49,225 - $139,107
$49K
$62K
$140K
MEDIAN: $61,674
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Salary $49,225 - $139,107
Bonus $3,931
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$42,322 - $150,000
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

Job Description for Communications Director

Communications directors work in a variety of fields, including private corporations, government agencies, non-profit organizations and more. They oversee the information and communication that comes from their companies and how the companies' messages are delivered to the public. Communications directors are also responsible for managing their companies' media and public relations. They are their companies' spokespeople and work to develop and implement plans for communicating their companies' main goals. They may hold press conferences, write up press releases, respond to journalists and reporters from TV and print media, and more.

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Communications Director 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.

About Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hennepin County, Minnesota
410,935
Male:
206,547 (50.3%)
Female:
204,388 (49.7%)
Minneapolis (/ˌmɪniˈæpəlɪs/) is the county seat of Hennepin County, and larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States, containing about 3.5 million residents. As of 2015, Minneapolis is the largest city in the state of Minnesota and 46th-largest in the United States with a population of 410,939. Minneapolis and Saint Paul anchor the second-largest economic center in the Midwest, after Chicago. Minneapolis lies on both banks of the Mississippi River, just north of the river's confluence with the Minnesota River, and adjoins Saint Paul, the state's capital. The city is abundantly rich in water, with thirteen lakes, wetlands, the Mississippi River, creeks and waterfalls, many connected by parkways in the Chain of Lakes and the Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway. It was once the world's flour milling capital and a hub for timber. The city and surrounding region is the primary business center between Chicago and...
Minneapolis:
$54,571
Minnesota:
$63,488
$912
Minneapolis:
$227,500
Minnesota:
$200,000
4.3%

Communications Director Job Listings

Key Stats for Communications Director

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
16%

Skills That Affect Communications Director Salaries

Corporate Communications
▲152%

Social Media Marketing
▲68%

Media / Public Relations
▲3%

National Average
$59,000

Marketing Communications
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
no benefits
None: 11%