Average Director of Communications with Marketing Communications Skills Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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The average salary for a Director of Communications with Marketing Communications skills in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $91,222.
MEDIAN $91,222
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$60k - $134k
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$60k - $154k

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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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Director of Communications
Vice President (VP), Communications
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Director of Communications

Skills in Web Content Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Strategic Planning, Social Media Marketing, Corporate Communications and Media / Public Relations.
Employees with Director of Communications in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 25.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (21.9% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (10.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (21.1% less), Atlanta, Georgia (5.8% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (2.2% less).

Years of Experience

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