Average Communications Specialist Salary in Sacramento, California

$53,950
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$3,931
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The average salary for a Communications Specialist in Sacramento, California is $53,950.
10%
$41k
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$54k
90%
$73k
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$41k - $73k
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$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$40k - $74k

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Popular Skills for Communications Specialist

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

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 $52,085 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Communications Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,405 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Communications Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,095 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Communications Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 16.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (10.7% more) and Seattle, Washington (6.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (9.2% less), Chicago, Illinois (5.3% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 47 survey responses.
Early Career
57.4%
Mid Career
25.5%
Experienced
17.0%