Average Communications Specialist Salary in San Diego, California

$56,494
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$5,170
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The average salary for a Communications Specialist in San Diego, California is $56,494.
10%
$42k
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$56k
90%
$87k
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$42k - $87k
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$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$38k - $86k

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Popular Skills for Communications Specialist

Skills in Marketing Communications, Corporate Communications, Media / Public Relations and Web Content Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Social Media Marketing.

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 $54,225 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Communications Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,335 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Communications Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,627 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Communications Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 11.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (5.7% more) and Seattle, Washington (1.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (13.3% less), Chicago, Illinois (9.5% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (4.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 48 survey responses.
Early Career
54.2%
Mid Career
31.3%
Experienced
14.6%