The average salary for a Communications Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia is $53,829.
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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
Popular Employer Salaries for Communications Specialist
The top respondents for the job title Communications Specialist are from the companies Emory University, Piedmont Healthcare and Centers For Disease Control and Prevention. Reported salaries are highest at Centers For Disease Control and Prevention where the average pay is $63,346. Emory University pays the lowest at around $49,261.
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Popular Skills for Communications Specialist
Social Media Marketing
Web Content Management
Skills in Corporate Communications and Marketing Communications are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Copywriting, Web Content Management and Social Media Marketing.
Pay by Experience Level for Communications Specialist
An entry-level Communications Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,825 based on 6 salaries. An early career Communications Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,051 based on 51 salaries. A mid-career Communications Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,887 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Communications Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,958 based on 14 salaries.
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Employees with Communications Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 16.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (10.9% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (7.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (9.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (5.1% less).
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