Average Director of Communications with Media / Public Relations Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$140,891
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$15,000
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The average salary for a Director of Communications with Media / Public Relations skills in San Francisco, California is $140,891.
10%
$102k
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$141k
90%
$195k
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$102k - $195k
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$0 - $39k
Total Pay
$102k - $212k

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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 Project Management, Social Media Marketing, Strategic Planning and Marketing Communications.

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 $127,616 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Director of Communications with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $143,700 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $150,000.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (40.7% less), Dallas, Texas (33.9% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (29.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 53 survey responses.
Mid Career
30.2%
Experienced
54.7%
Late Career
15.1%