Average Director of Communications with Editing Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$77,965
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$2,900
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The average salary for a Director of Communications with Editing skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $77,965.
10%
$58k
MEDIAN
$78k
90%
$141k
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$58k - $141k
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$58k - $142k

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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, Marketing Communications, Strategic Planning, Corporate Communications and Social Media Marketing are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Communications

A mid-career Director of Communications with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $79,942 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Director of Communications with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,998 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $134,999.
Employees with Director of Communications in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 47.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (18.6% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (14.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (36.7% less), Chicago, Illinois (12.7% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (8.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Mid Career
40.9%
Experienced
36.4%
Late Career
22.7%