The average salary for a Communications Specialist in Houston, Texas is $57,059.
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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
Web Content Management
Skills in Corporate Communications and Media / Public Relations are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Marketing Communications, Web Content Management and Copywriting.
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 $52,978 based on 54 salaries. A mid-career Communications Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,834 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Communications Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,657 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $68,908.
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Employees with Communications Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 10.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (6.4% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (0.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (14.2% less), Chicago, Illinois (10.4% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (7.1% less).
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