$79,906
Avg. Salary
$24.83
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$7,784

Bonus

$2,531

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Corporate Communications Manager is $24.83 per hour.

The average pay for a Corporate Communications Manager is $79,906 per year.

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$19.65
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$25.62
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MEDIAN $24.83
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$55k
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$111k
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MEDIAN $79,906
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MEDIAN: $79,906
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$0$121K
Salary $54,576 - $111,285
Bonus $1,529 - $18,274
Profit Sharing $77.57 - $10,365
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$55,634 - $121,787
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 556
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $24.83
Overtime $29.75
Annual Data $0$121K
Bonus $1,529 - $18,274
Profit Sharing $77.57 - $10,365
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$55,634 - $121,787
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

Job Description for Corporate Communications Manager

Corporate communications managers are in charge of managing their company's communications efforts. They are responsible for reviewing and approving company statements, as well as participating in drafting corporate communications. These managers also manage public relations initiatives and develop partnerships with other agencies to further both organizations' objectives. Their main duties include handling media inquiries, overseeing organizational social media efforts, and ensuring the company is up to date with current marketing trends. They also develop content for campaigns, create press releases, and help simplify complex technical topics for consumer audiences.

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Corporate Communications Manager Tasks
  • Develop and manage internal and external communication programs across a variety of media platforms.
  • Assist with special projects, including company anniversaries, speeches, special initiatives, etc.
  • Oversee the intranet and internal communications, ensuring relevant content and tools.
  • Collaborate with departments to plan, launch, and assess specific marketing objectives.

Common Career Paths for Corporate Communications Manager


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Though not the most common occurrence, Corporate Communications Managers sometimes become Corporate Communications Directors, where the average income is $104K per year.

Corporate Communications Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Corporate Communications Manager


Corporate Communications Managers seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Employee Relations, Media / Public Relations, Marketing Communications, and Corporate Communications are correlated to pay that is above average. Project Management and Technical Writing, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. Most people experienced in Corporate Communications also know Marketing Communications.

Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Communications Manager

Pay by Experience for a Corporate Communications Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Corporate Communications Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 72 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Corporate Communications Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 118 salaries. An experienced Corporate Communications Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 122 salaries. A Corporate Communications Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 42 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-4%

-5%

-9%

-30%

National Average: $82,318

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Corporate Communications Managers that is 75 percent greater than the national average, Houston offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Corporate Communications Managers will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+29 percent), Mountain View (+20 percent), Denver (+17 percent), and Seattle (+13 percent). Corporate Communications Managers' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Corporate Communications Managers in Washington bring in salaries that are 27 percent lower than the national average. Workers in Dallas and Atlanta earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (5 percent less).

Corporate Communications Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Corporate Communications Manager?

Corporate Communications Manager in Portland:
"Company has the right idea on how to move forward, but a high-level of bureaucracy deters a lot from happening."
Pros: The physical space (newly renovated) and option to travel to see my team.
Cons: High-level of bureaucracy and politics. It's less collaborative than my previous position, I'm not as much of decision-maker.

Corporate Communications Manager in New Orleans:
"On call all the time."
More so than any other department in the company, corporate communications interacts with everyone throughout the organization and the community. I have become the face of the company and I feel as if I am on call 24/7.

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Key Stats for Corporate Communications Manager

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 89 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Corporate Communications Manager Salaries

▲6%

▲2%

National Average
$82,000

▼1%

▼19%

Skills That Affect Corporate Communications Manager Salaries

Employee Relations
▲4%


National Average
$82,000


Corporate Communications
▼4%


Technical Writing
▼8%

Project Management
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 89 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 8%