Average Early-Career Director of Communications Salary in Los Angeles, California

$69,634
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$5,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Director of Communications in Los Angeles, California is $69,634.
25%
$57k
MEDIAN
$70k
75%
$98k
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$57k - $98k
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$58k - $98k

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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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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 $97,883 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Director of Communications with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,610 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $128,869.
Employees with Director of Communications in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 5.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (1.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winston-Salem, North Carolina (33.0% less), Austin, Texas (28.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (18.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 64 survey responses.
Mid Career
17.2%
Experienced
56.3%
Late Career
26.6%