Average Late-Career Director of Communications Salary in Los Angeles, California

$128,869
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$13,000
Bonus
$12,048
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The average salary for a Late-Career Director of Communications in Los Angeles, California is $128,869.
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$88k
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$129k
90%
$171k
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Salary
$88k - $171k
Bonus
$2k - $25k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $12k
Total Pay
$79k - $187k

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

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 $69,634 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Director of Communications with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,448 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Director of Communications with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,610 based on 36 salaries.
Employees with Director of Communications in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 3.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (33.9% less), Chicago, Illinois (30.1% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (28.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 54 survey responses.
Early Career
11.1%
Mid Career
22.2%
Experienced
66.7%