Average Director of Communications with Media / Public Relations Skills Salary in Minneapolis, Minnesota

$85,000
Avg. Salary
$10,476
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The average salary for a Director of Communications with Media / Public Relations skills in Minneapolis, Minnesota is $85,000.
10%
$53k
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$85k
90%
$144k
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Salary
$53k - $144k
Bonus
$7k - $24k
Total Pay
$53k - $204k

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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, Marketing Communications and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management and Social Media Marketing.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Communications

An experienced Director of Communications with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $110,000 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $135,000.
Employees with Director of Communications in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 59.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (45.9% more) and New York, New York (26.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (3.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 8 survey responses.
Experienced
62.5%
Late Career
37.5%