Average Mid-Career Director of Communications Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$78,108
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Director of Communications in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $78,108.
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$58k
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$78k
50%
$113k
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MEDIAN $78,108
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$58k - $113k
Total Pay
$58k - $114k

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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 popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Director of Communications
Communications Director
Vice President (VP), Communications
Director, Marketing and Communications
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Director of Communications Job Listings

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 $65,003 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Director of Communications with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,241 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $86,753.
Employees with Director of Communications in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 42.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (15.6% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (7.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (10.4% less), Chicago, Illinois (6.9% less) and Denver, Colorado (6.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 35 survey responses.
Early Career
14.3%
Experienced
62.9%
Late Career
22.9%