Average Experienced Director of Communications Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$124,133
Avg. Salary
$14,740
Bonus
$1,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Director of Communications in Boston, Massachusetts is $124,133.
10%
$91k
MEDIAN
$124k
90%
$167k
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Salary
$91k - $167k
Bonus
$4k - $48k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$92k - $186k

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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 Media / Public Relations and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Editing, Corporate Communications and Marketing Communications.

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 $60,000 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Director of Communications with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,890 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $104,295.
Employees with Director of Communications in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 12.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (21.6% less), Chicago, Illinois (20.9% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (12.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 35 survey responses.
Early Career
25.7%
Mid Career
31.4%
Late Career
42.9%