Average Director, Community Relations Salary

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The average salary for a Director, Community Relations is $60,445.
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$41k - $97k
$750 - $21k
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$40k - $99k

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Job Description for Director, Community Relations

Director, Community Relations Tasks
  • Plan and carry out events and educational activities which increase the visibility of the organization in the community.
  • Direct an organization's interactions with the surrounding community and its marketing strategies.
  • Serve as a representative for the organization at community meetings and forums.
  • Manage the community relations budget, allocating funds for different programs and outreaches.

Job Satisfaction for Director, Community Relations

4.2 out of 5
Highly Satisfied

Career Paths

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Director, Community Relations
Executive Director
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Popular Skills for Director, Community Relations

Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales, Media / Public Relations, Marketing Communications, Event Management and Community Outreach / Activism.

Pay by Experience Level for Director, Community Relations

An entry-level Director, Community Relations with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $47,497 based on 9 salaries. An early career Director, Community Relations with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,689 based on 176 salaries. A mid-career Director, Community Relations with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,154 based on 192 salaries. An experienced Director, Community Relations with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,192 based on 217 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,302.
Employees with Director, Community Relations in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 37.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (27.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (25.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (5.1% less).

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