Average Communications Specialist Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$60,686
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,061
Bonus
$1,000
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The average salary for a Communications Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia is $60,686.
10%
$44k
MEDIAN
$61k
90%
$87k
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Salary
$44k - $87k
Bonus
$958 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$42k - $90k

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Popular Skills for Communications Specialist

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

Pay by Experience Level for Communications Specialist

An entry-level Communications Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,032 based on 8 salaries. An early career Communications Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,862 based on 117 salaries. A mid-career Communications Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,224 based on 99 salaries. An experienced Communications Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,400 based on 34 salaries.
Employees with Communications Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 3.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (19.3% less), Chicago, Illinois (15.7% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (12.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 258 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.1%
Early Career
45.3%
Mid Career
38.4%
Experienced
13.2%