Average Senior Communications Specialist Salary in Seattle, Washington

$77,796
Avg. Salary
$3,960
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The average salary for a Senior Communications Specialist in Seattle, Washington is $77,796.
10%
$52k
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$78k
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$101k
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MEDIAN $77,796
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Salary
$52k - $101k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$55k - $102k

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Job Description for Senior Communications Specialist

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.

Career Paths

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Senior Communications Specialist
Communications Manager
Corporate Communications Manager
Sr. Marketing Specialist
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Senior Communications Specialist

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

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Communications Specialist

An early career Senior Communications Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,000 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Senior Communications Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,610 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Senior Communications Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,550 based on 4 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (13.8% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (11.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (8.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 18 survey responses.
Early Career
33.3%
Mid Career
44.4%
Experienced
22.2%