Average Director of Communications with Editing Skills Salary

$70,429
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,186
Bonus
$3,500
Commission
$2,035
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Director of Communications with Editing skills is $70,429.
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Salary
$40k - $120k
Bonus
$201 - $30k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $7k
Commission
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$41k - $128k

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Job Description for Director of Communications

Director of Communications Tasks
  • Act as primary spokesperson and liaison for the company with media in all markets.
  • Supervise news releases and the implementation of public relations programs.
  • Manage press conferences and press coverage at all company events.
  • Devise and implement the strategy, messaging and tools needed to build the image of the company.

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Popular Skills for Director of Communications

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

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Communications

An entry-level Director of Communications with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,000 based on 20 salaries. An early career Director of Communications with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,170 based on 108 salaries. A mid-career Director of Communications with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,560 based on 158 salaries. An experienced Director of Communications with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,564 based on 184 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,436.
Employees with Director of Communications in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 60.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (27.8% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (24.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (2.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 561 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.6%
Early Career
19.3%
Mid Career
28.2%
Experienced
32.8%
Late Career
16.2%