Average Director of Communications with Corporate Communications Skills Salary in New York, New York

$120,884
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$0
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$18,500
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The average salary for a Director of Communications with Corporate Communications skills in New York, New York is $120,884.
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$78k
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$121k
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$183k
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MEDIAN $120,884
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$78k - $183k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $19k
Total Pay
$78k - $214k

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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.

Career Paths

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Director of Communications
Communications Director
Vice President (VP), Communications
Director, Marketing and Communications
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Director of Communications

Skills that pay less than market rate include Editing, Social Media Marketing, Strategic Planning, Marketing Communications and Media / Public Relations.

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 $85,200 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Director of Communications with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,342 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Director of Communications with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $131,133 based on 57 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $150,000.
Employees with Director of Communications in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 12.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (8.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (29.2% less), Atlanta, Georgia (23.3% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (20.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 105 survey responses.
Early Career
4.8%
Mid Career
25.7%
Experienced
54.3%
Late Career
15.2%