Average Entry-Level Communications Specialist Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$44,990
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$2,750
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Communications Specialist in Chicago, Illinois is $44,990.
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$34k
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$45k
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$57k
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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 $48,949 based on 77 salaries. A mid-career Communications Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,376 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Communications Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,581 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $79,000.
Employees with Communications Specialist in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 4.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (16.7% less), Dallas, Texas (11.7% less) and Salt Lake City, Utah (9.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 145 survey responses.
Early Career
53.1%
Mid Career
29.0%
Experienced
11.0%
Late Career
6.9%