Average Director of Communications with People Management Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$102,266
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$1,500
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The average salary for a Director of Communications with People Management skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $102,266.
25%
$91k
25%
$102k
50%
$109k
75%
75%
MEDIAN $102,266
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Salary
$91k - $109k
Bonus
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$91k - $110k

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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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Director of Communications
Vice President (VP), Communications
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Popular Skills for Director of Communications

Skills that pay less than market rate include Social Media Marketing, Corporate Communications, Marketing Communications, Strategic Planning and Media / Public Relations.
Employees with Director of Communications in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 30.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (24.7% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (7.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Wheaton, Illinois (46.3% less), Chicago, Illinois (38.9% less) and Houston, Texas (21.8% less).