$73,650
Avg. Salary
$42.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,896

Bonus

$3,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Director Of Communications with Strategic Marketing skills is $42.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Director Of Communications with Strategic Marketing skills is $73,650 per year.

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$19.75
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$48.22
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MEDIAN $73,650
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MEDIAN: $73,650
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$0$131K
Salary $44,535 - $122,623
Bonus $103 - $29,320
Profit Sharing $805 - $12,164
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$44,567 - $131,054
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 208
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $42.00
Overtime $43.00
Annual Data $0$131K
Bonus $103 - $29,320
Profit Sharing $805 - $12,164
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$44,567 - $131,054
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for Director of Communications

Communications directors are responsible for the communicating a positive image of a company to the public. They often advise executives on public relations and how to effectively communicate the company’s message. Communications directors can work in any field, including nonprofit organizations and government agencies.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Communications

Pay by Experience for a Director of Communications has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Communications with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 31 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Communications with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Director of Communications which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 59 salaries. A Director of Communications with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 44 salaries.

Key Stats for Director of Communications

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Director of Communications Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

National Average
$75,000

Late-Career
▼2%

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼34%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 14%