Average Senior Communications Specialist Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$71,858
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$4,052
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The average salary for a Senior Communications Specialist in Chicago, Illinois is $71,858.
10%
$51k
MEDIAN
$72k
90%
$86k
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$51k - $86k
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$2k - $12k
Total Pay
$51k - $92k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Senior Communications Specialist

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

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 $61,000 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Senior Communications Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,591 based on 13 salaries.
Employees with Senior Communications Specialist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 9.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (8.6% more) and New York, New York (7.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (5.2% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (4.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 21 survey responses.
Early Career
38.1%
Mid Career
61.9%