The average salary for an Experienced Corporate Communications Director is $130,397.
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Job Description for Corporate Communications Director
The corporate communications director oversees all official communications for their organization, including press releases, emails, responses to media inquiries, and through other formats. The director — a top-level manager — may supervise middle managers and work with a communications staff that ensures that all communications convey a consistent message that matches the corporate philosophy and branding. Many of the communications the director has under his or her responsibility take the fo…Read more
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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Popular Skills for Corporate Communications Director
Media / Public Relations
Skills in Corporate Communications, Media / Public Relations, Marketing Communications and Employee Relations are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Strategic Marketing.
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 $76,856 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Corporate Communications Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,997 based on 57 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $136,375.
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Employees with Corporate Communications Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 22.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (13.1% more) and Los Angeles, California (10.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (8.3% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (4.2% less).
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