Average Corporate Communications Director with Media / Public Relations Skills Salary

$124,549
Avg. Salary
$17,031
Bonus
$12,500
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The average salary for a Corporate Communications Director with Media / Public Relations skills is $124,549.
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$79k
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$125k
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$171k
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MEDIAN $124,549
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Salary
$79k - $171k
Bonus
$5k - $31k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $54k
Total Pay
$80k - $196k

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Job Description for Corporate Communications Director

Corporate Communications Director Tasks
  • Coordinate and oversee communications with the public and press for a company, organization, or institution.
  • Analyze communications strategies and policies to evaluate their effectiveness.
  • Establish and enforce communications policies and determine official formatting for documents.
  • Collaborate with different departments to determine communications needs and develop plans to address those needs.

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Corporate Communications Director
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Popular Skills for Corporate Communications Director

Skills in Employee Relations are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Strategic Planning, Strategic Marketing, Marketing Communications and Corporate Communications.

Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Communications Director

An early career Corporate Communications Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $63,855 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Corporate Communications Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $113,002 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Corporate Communications Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $131,283 based on 100 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $135,445.
Employees with Corporate Communications Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 27.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (24.7% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (16.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (2.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 214 survey responses.
Early Career
2.8%
Mid Career
11.2%
Experienced
46.7%
Late Career
39.3%