The average salary for an Early-Career Communications Specialist in New York, New York is $59,622.
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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
Social Media Marketing
Web Content Management
Skills in Corporate Communications, Marketing Communications, Media / Public Relations and Social Media Marketing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Web Content Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Communications Specialist
A mid-career Communications Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,367 based on 49 salaries. An experienced Communications Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,739 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $95,000.
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (22.7% less), Chicago, Illinois (18.5% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (13.3% less).
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