Average Experienced Director of Communications with Strategic Planning Skills Salary

$98,186
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$11,792
Bonus
$10,174
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The average salary for an Experienced Director of Communications with Strategic Planning skills is $98,186.
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$64k
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$98k
90%
$154k
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Salary
$64k - $154k
Bonus
$2k - $38k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $36k
Total Pay
$64k - $175k

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

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 $60,598 based on 75 salaries. A mid-career Director of Communications with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,518 based on 155 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $105,499.
Employees with Director of Communications in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 50.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (34.9% more) and New York, New York (22.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (34.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 398 survey responses.
Early Career
18.8%
Mid Career
38.9%
Late Career
42.2%