Average Experienced Director of Communications with Media / Public Relations Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$115,538
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$86k
MEDIAN
$116k
90%
$151k

The average salary for a Director of Communications is $115,538

Base Salary
$86k - $151k
Bonus
$515 - $29k
Total Pay
$88k - $156k
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What Do Director of Communications Do?

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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Gender Breakdown

Female
74.3%
Male
25.7%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

93%

Dental

89%

Vision

75%

None

7%