Average Mid-Career Director of Communications Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$99,246
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$1,025
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Director of Communications in Boston, Massachusetts is $99,246.
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$61k
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$99k
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$148k
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MEDIAN $99,246
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Salary
$61k - $148k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$61k - $165k

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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
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Director of Communications

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

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 $61,463 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Director of Communications with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $125,600 based on 25 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $104,295.
Employees with Director of Communications in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 15.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (26.7% less), Chicago, Illinois (25.9% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (21.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 50 survey responses.
Early Career
20.0%
Experienced
50.0%
Late Career
30.0%