Entry-Level Communications Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Communications Specialist in Chicago, Illinois is $44,764 per year.

$38,103 - $58,986
$38K
$46K
$59K
MEDIAN: $46,410
10%
50%
90%

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$17.35 - $22.39
$20
MEDIAN: $20.24
50%

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$0$59K
Salary $38,103 - $58,986
Bonus $4,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,468 - $59,699
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 43
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $20.24
Overtime $32.50
Annual Data $0$59K
Bonus $4,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,468 - $59,699
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Communications Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Communications Specialist

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
20%
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Skills That Affect Communications Specialist Salaries

Corporate Communications
▲1%

Adobe InDesign
▲1%

National Average
$46,000

Copywriting
▼3%

Marketing Communications
▼4%

Adobe Photoshop
▼5%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

Microsoft Excel
▼6%

Web Content Management
▼6%

Media / Public Relations
▼7%

Microsoft Word
▼7%

Social Media Marketing
▼8%

Editing
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 15%
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