Average Senior Communications Specialist Salary

$70,975
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,941
Bonus
$2,086
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The average salary for a Senior Communications Specialist is $70,975.
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$52k
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$71k
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$96k
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What Do Senior Communications Specialists Do?

Senior Communications Specialist Tasks
  • Coordinate the employee intranet page and video assignments across the division.
  • Design and deliver internal communication plans for driving education and awareness within the company.
  • Create and drive the internal social media strategy.
  • Track, monitor, and report on metrics for blogs, videos, and websites.

Job Satisfaction for Senior Communications Specialist

3.7 out of 5
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Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Communications Specialist

The top respondents for the job title Senior Communications Specialist are from the companies Medtronic, Inc., Western Digital Corporation and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton. Reported salaries are highest at Entergy Corp where the average pay is $92,763. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Emblemhealth, Inc, earning around $85,500. Western Digital Corporation pays the lowest at around $70,666. Medtronic, Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $80,214.

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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Communications Specialists?

Skills in Corporate Communications, Project Management, Media / Public Relations and Editing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Marketing Communications.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Communications Specialists?

An early career Senior Communications Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $63,678 based on 143 salaries. A mid-career Senior Communications Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,397 based on 280 salaries. An experienced Senior Communications Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,172 based on 186 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $78,562.
Employees with Senior Communications Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 9.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (8.4% more) and Denver, Colorado (5.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (6.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 693 survey responses.
Early Career
20.6%
Mid Career
40.4%
Experienced
26.8%
Late Career
12.1%