$89,417
Avg. Salary
$72.50
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,000

Bonus

$5,000

Profit Sharing

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The average pay for a Director Of Communications in Washington, District of Columbia is $72.50 per hour.

The average pay for a Director Of Communications in Washington, District of Columbia is $89,417 per year.

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MEDIAN $89,417
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$0$136K
Salary $62,786 - $134,360
Bonus $491 - $15,152
Profit Sharing $5,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$64,632 - $136,669
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 162

Job Description for Director of Communications

Communications directors are responsible for the communicating a positive image of a company to the public. They often advise executives on public relations and how to effectively communicate the company’s message. Communications directors can work in any field, including nonprofit organizations and government agencies.

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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.

About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

Director of Communications Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Communications

Pay by Experience for a Director of Communications has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Communications with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Communications with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Director of Communications which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $108,000 based on 29 salaries. A Director of Communications with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Director of Communications

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Director of Communications Salaries

▲32%

▲19%

National Average
$91,000

▼6%

Entry-Level
▼20%

Skills That Affect Director of Communications Salaries

Strategic Marketing
▲21%


People Management
▲3%

National Average
$91,000





Editing
▼18%

Web Content Management
▼18%

Graphic Design
▼20%

Project Management
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 15%