Average Experienced Director of Communications with Web Content Management Skills Salary

$76,591
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,000
Bonus
$2,603
Commission
$4,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Director of Communications with Web Content Management skills is $76,591.
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MEDIAN $76,591
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Salary
$50k - $124k
Bonus
$300 - $27k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Commission
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$49k - $137k

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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, Corporate Communications, Strategic Planning and Social Media Marketing are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $53,134 based on 97 salaries. A mid-career Director of Communications with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,155 based on 143 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,595.
Employees with Director of Communications in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 47.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (34.5% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (30.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (24.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 321 survey responses.
Early Career
30.2%
Mid Career
44.5%
Late Career
25.2%