Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Communications Specialist is $70,719
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Communications Specialists?
An early career Communications Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $69,856 based on 38 salaries. A mid-career Communications Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,555 based on 17 salaries.
What Do Communications Specialists Do?
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 …Read more