Average Experienced Director of Communications with Corporate Communications Skills Salary

$104,074
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$14,651
Bonus
$3,853
Commission
$5,034
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Director of Communications with Corporate Communications skills is $104,074.
10%
$68k
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$104k
90%
$166k
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Salary
$68k - $166k
Bonus
$2k - $39k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $25k
Commission
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$68k - $190k

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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 Editing, Social Media Marketing, Strategic Planning, Media / Public Relations and Marketing Communications.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Communications

An entry-level Director of Communications with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,796 based on 7 salaries. An early career Director of Communications with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,671 based on 85 salaries. A mid-career Director of Communications with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,255 based on 183 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $110,601.
Employees with Director of Communications in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 43.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (28.5% more) and New York, New York (27.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (3.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 510 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.4%
Early Career
16.7%
Mid Career
35.9%
Late Career
46.1%