Average Director of Communications with Strategic Planning Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$139,588
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$8,500
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The average salary for a Director of Communications with Strategic Planning skills in San Francisco, California is $139,588.
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$90k
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$140k
90%
$196k
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$90k - $196k
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$52 - $29k
Total Pay
$93k - $210k

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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 that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Social Media Marketing, Marketing Communications, Corporate Communications and Media / Public Relations.

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 $124,800 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Director of Communications with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $148,056 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $189,499.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (41.7% less), Dallas, Texas (35.5% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (25.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 29 survey responses.
Mid Career
20.7%
Experienced
62.1%
Late Career
17.2%