Average Director of Communications Salary in Denver, Colorado

$79,820
Avg. Salary
$5,850
Bonus
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The average salary for a Director of Communications in Denver, Colorado is $79,820.
10%
$52k
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$80k
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$123k
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MEDIAN $79,820
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Salary
$52k - $123k
Bonus
$993 - $22k
Total Pay
$52k - $141k

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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

Explore the most common career paths for Director of Communications. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Director of Communications
Director, Marketing and Communications
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Director of Communications Job Listings

Popular Skills for Director of Communications

Skills in Marketing Communications, Corporate Communications, Media / Public Relations and Strategic Planning 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

A mid-career Director of Communications with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $73,363 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Director of Communications with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,126 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $99,819.
Employees with Director of Communications in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 50.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (28.3% more) and New York, New York (26.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (6.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 40 survey responses.
Mid Career
35.0%
Experienced
42.5%
Late Career
22.5%