$73,900
Avg. Salary
$23.16
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,067

Bonus

$4,888

Profit Sharing

$3,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Director Of Communications with Marketing Communications skills is $23.16 per hour.

The average pay for a Director Of Communications with Marketing Communications skills is $73,900 per year.

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$14.93
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$23.16
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$46.61
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MEDIAN $23.16
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$45k
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$124k
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MEDIAN $73,900
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MEDIAN: $73,900
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$0$129K
Salary $44,564 - $123,827
Bonus $479 - $25,381
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $11,960
Commission $3,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$43,221 - $129,381
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,177
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $14.93 - $46.61
Overtime $10.07 - $42.71
Annual Data $0$129K
Bonus $479 - $25,381
Commission $3,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $11,960
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$43,221 - $129,381
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 50

Job Description for Director of Communications

Communications directors are responsible for the communicating a positive image of a company to the public. They often advise executives on public relations and how to effectively communicate the company’s message. Communications directors can work in any field, including nonprofit organizations and government agencies.

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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

Pay by Experience for a Director of Communications has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Communications with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 151 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Communications with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 240 salaries. An experienced Director of Communications which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 245 salaries. A Director of Communications with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 105 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

18%

15%

-5%

National Average: $74,379

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Director of Communications

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 266 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Director of Communications Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

▲8%

National Average
$74,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

▼32%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 266 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 12%