Average Senior Communications Specialist Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$72,912
Avg. Salary
$2,500
Bonus
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The average salary for a Senior Communications Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia is $72,912.
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$60k
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$73k
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$98k
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MEDIAN $72,912
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Salary
$60k - $98k
Bonus
$776 - $6k
Total Pay
$61k - $103k

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

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 $63,442 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Senior Communications Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,980 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Senior Communications Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,757 based on 14 salaries.
Employees with Senior Communications Specialist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 6.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (6.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (8.0% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (5.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (3.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 64 survey responses.
Early Career
28.1%
Mid Career
50.0%
Experienced
21.9%