Average Director of Communications with Corporate Communications Skills Salary

$92,364
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,588
Bonus
$4,705
Commission
$4,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Director of Communications with Corporate Communications skills is $92,364.
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$55k
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$92k
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$152k
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MEDIAN $92,364
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Salary
$55k - $152k
Bonus
$987 - $36k
Profit Sharing
$6 - $18k
Commission
$4k - $17k
Total Pay
$55k - $167k

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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 that pay less than market rate include Web Content Management, Social Media Marketing, Strategic Planning, Media / Public Relations and Marketing Communications.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Communications

An entry-level Director of Communications with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,000 based on 17 salaries. An early career Director of Communications with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,617 based on 118 salaries. A mid-career Director of Communications with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,802 based on 259 salaries. An experienced Director of Communications with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,051 based on 483 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $102,907.
Employees with Director of Communications in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 41.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (41.5% more) and New York, New York (30.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (7.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,093 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.6%
Early Career
10.8%
Mid Career
23.7%
Experienced
44.2%
Late Career
19.8%