Average Experienced Director of Communications with Strategic Planning Skills Salary in New York, New York

$121,010
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$15,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Director of Communications with Strategic Planning skills in New York, New York is $121,010.
10%
$86k
MEDIAN
$121k
90%
$182k
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$86k - $182k
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$86k - $209k

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

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Communications

An early career Director of Communications with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $73,521 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Director of Communications with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,439 based on 23 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $162,500.
Employees with Director of Communications in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 23.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (9.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (46.9% less), Dallas, Texas (26.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (11.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 34 survey responses.
Early Career
17.6%
Mid Career
67.6%
Late Career
14.7%