Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Director of Communications is $145,427
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Director of Communications?
A mid-career Director of Communications with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $137,834 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Director of Communications with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $147,821 based on 25 salaries. In …Read more
What Do Director of Communications Do?
Communications directors are responsible for the communicating a positive image of a company to the public. They often advise executives on public relations and how to effectively communicate the company’s message. Communications directors can work in any field, including nonprofit organizations and government agencies.
Communications directors are the spokespeople for the company. They manage media relations and often are the primary point of contact for journalists. They create press …Read more
- 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.