Late-Career Director of Communications Salary

The average Late-Career Director of Communications earns approximately $92K annually. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Female Late-Career Directors of Communications make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$60,866 - $148,420
$61K
$91K
$150K
MEDIAN: $91,320
10%
50%
90%

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$21.27 - $63.42
$35
MEDIAN: $34.91
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$0$165K
Salary $60,866 - $148,420
Bonus $388 - $34,798
Profit Sharing $15,000
Commission $7,000
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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$60,354 - $165,667
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 219
Hourly Data $0$63
Hourly Rate $34.91
Overtime $53.84
Annual Data $0$165K
Bonus $388 - $34,798
Commission $7,000
Profit Sharing $15,000
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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$60,354 - $165,667
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Director of Communications Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $92,471

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

San Jose is home to an above-average pay rate for Late-Career Directors of Communications, 153 percent higher than the national average. Late-Career Directors of Communications can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Portland (+32 percent), Washington (+30 percent), San Francisco (+25 percent), and New York (+13 percent). Boston ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 9 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Director of Communications

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
20 years or more
100%

Skills That Affect Director of Communications Salaries

Technical Writing
▲8%


Strategic Planning
▲6%

Project Management
▲1%

National Average
$92,000

Media / Public Relations
▼1%

Editing
▼7%

People Management
▼7%

Marketing Communications
▼8%

Social Media Marketing
▼13%

Marketing Management
▼14%

Strategic Marketing
▼20%

Graphic Design
▼23%

Web Content Management
▼24%

Web Marketing
▼40%

Web Development
▼43%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 12%