Average Late-Career Director of Communications Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$133,287
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$2,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Director of Communications in Washington, District of Columbia is $133,287.
10%
$80k
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$133k
90%
$161k
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$80k - $161k
Bonus
$600 - $4k
Total Pay
$80k - $170k

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

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 $70,521 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Director of Communications with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,567 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Director of Communications with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $108,782 based on 65 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Memphis, Tennessee (41.0% less), Chicago, Illinois (32.5% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (30.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 134 survey responses.
Early Career
12.7%
Mid Career
38.8%
Experienced
48.5%