The average salary for a Communications Specialist in Irvine, California is $53,675.
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Job Description for Communications Specialist
A communications specialist manages a company's internal and external communications. Internal communications may include memos, job descriptions, and notes from management; external communications may include designing and editing press releases and marketing materials. Other responsibilities include coordinating media and marketing events, informal meetings for employees, and press conferences. They also answer inquiries and manage online content. Although communications specialists work in a…Read more
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Popular Skills for Communications Specialist
Media / Public Relations
Skills that pay less than market rate include Graphic Design, Media / Public Relations, Marketing Communications and Corporate Communications.
Pay by Experience Level for Communications Specialist
An early career Communications Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $53,432 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Communications Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,204 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Communications Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,750 based on 5 salaries.
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Employees with Communications Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 17.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (11.3% more) and Seattle, Washington (6.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (8.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (4.8% less).
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