The average salary for an Experienced Communications Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia is $58,958.
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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 Editing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Web Content Management 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 $40,963 based on 5 salaries. An early career Communications Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,854 based on 51 salaries. A mid-career Communications Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,887 based on 35 salaries.
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Employees with Communications Specialist in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 28.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (11.9% more) and Houston, Texas (10.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (9.8% less) and St. Louis, Missouri (1.6% less).
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