Corporate Communications Specialist Salary

Corporate Communications Specialists in the United States can expect to earn an average of $54K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The vast majority (89 percent) of Corporate Communications Specialists who took the survey are female. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. For the most part, Corporate Communications Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$37,396 - $77,516
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$54K
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MEDIAN: $53,970
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$12.88 - $32.76
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$0$77K
Salary $37,396 - $77,516
Bonus $987 - $5,311
Profit Sharing $1,008
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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$37,218 - $76,934
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 144
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $12.88 - $32.76
Overtime $18.45 - $40.95
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $987 - $5,311
Profit Sharing $1,008
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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$37,218 - $76,934
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Corporate Communications Specialist

A corporate communications specialist works for a large company to create content and communications internally and for the public. This includes developing and executing ideas for company e-mails, instructional videos, media presentations, and other internal company communications. The corporate communications specialist also works to project a positive image of their organization with the public. They work with management to determine organizational needs and whether or not certain communications are effective.

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Corporate Communications Specialist Tasks

  • Monitor and update public-facing content, including physical documents and online information.
  • Apply and revise corporate designs, logos, layouts, and branding.
  • Lead internal event management and execution.
  • Draft and distribute email, marketing materials, and social media content.

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Popular Skills for Corporate Communications Specialist


Corporate Communications Specialists seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Social Media Marketing, Corporate Communications, Media / Public Relations, and Marketing Communications are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Graphic Design and Editing. Most people who know Corporate Communications also know Marketing Communications.

Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Communications Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Corporate Communications Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Corporate Communications Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 127 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Corporate Communications Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Corporate Communications Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 20 salaries. A Corporate Communications Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,180

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

Dallas is home to an above-average pay rate for Corporate Communications Specialists, 36 percent higher than the national average. Corporate Communications Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+31 percent), Minneapolis (+15 percent), San Jose (+14 percent), and Atlanta (+1 percent). Portland is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 13 percent. Employers in New York and Chicago also lean toward paying below-median salaries (8 percent less).

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Key Stats for Corporate Communications Specialist

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Corporate Communications Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲48%

▲13%

▲11%

National Average
$54,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Corporate Communications Specialist Salaries

Social Media Marketing
▲1%

National Average
$54,000




▼5%

Graphic Design
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 8%
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