Average Experienced Director of Communications Salary in New York, New York

$124,263
Avg. Salary
$19,653
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The average salary for an Experienced Director of Communications in New York, New York is $124,263.
10%
$78k
MEDIAN
$124k
90%
$181k
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$78k - $181k
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$2k - $42k
Total Pay
$78k - $205k

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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 and Media / Public Relations are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Editing, Strategic Planning 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 $76,014 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Director of Communications with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,622 based on 72 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $132,000.
Employees with Director of Communications in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 12.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (1.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (25.2% less), Chicago, Illinois (21.8% less) and Seattle, Washington (16.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 113 survey responses.
Early Career
15.9%
Mid Career
63.7%
Late Career
20.4%