Communications Specialist in Kansas City, Missouri Salary

A Communications Specialist in Kansas City, Missouri earns an average salary of $40,817 per year.

$43,971 - $55,500
$50K
MEDIAN: $49,910
50%

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$0$76K
Salary $49,910
Bonus $1,100
Total Pay (?
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$35,235 - $76,484
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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 business setting during regular business hours, overtime may be required to meet deadlines or deal with rapidly emerging or changing situations.

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Communications Specialist Tasks

  • Design effective and innovative communication copy and materials, including new modes of electronic communication.
  • Produce employee communication newsletter.
  • Create and execute of employee communication campaigns.

About Kansas City, Missouri

Jackson County, Missouri
475,361
Male:
228,430 (48.1%)
Female:
246,931 (51.9%)
Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri and the sixth largest city in the Midwest. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city had an estimated population of 475,378 in 2015, making it the 36th largest city by population in the United States. It is the anchor city of the Kansas City metropolitan area, which straddles the Kansas–Missouri border. Kansas City was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri River port at its confluence with the Kansas River coming in from the west. On June 1, 1850 the town of Kansas was incorporated; shortly after came the establishment of the Kansas Territory. Confusion between the two ensued and the name Kansas City was assigned to distinguish them soon thereafter. Sitting on Missouri's western border, with Downtown near the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri rivers, the modern city encompasses some 319.03 square miles (826.3 km2), making it...
Kansas City:
$50,259
Missouri:
$50,238
$833
Kansas City:
$138,400
Missouri:
$147,800
3.5%

Communications Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Communications Specialist

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
10%

Skills That Affect Communications Specialist Salaries

National Average
$49,000

Corporate Communications
▼12%

Media / Public Relations
▼13%

Marketing Communications
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
no benefits
None: