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Average Vice President (VP), Communications Salary

$146,165
Avg. Salary
$17,378
Bonus
$13,750
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The average salary for a Vice President (VP), Communications is $146,165.
10%
$93k
MEDIAN
$146k
90%
$202k
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$3k - $88k
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What Do Vice President (VP), Communications Do?

Vice President (VP), Communications Tasks
  • Develop and maintain relationships with decision makers of new and existing clients, and media outlets.
  • Research and analyze target markets to develop strategic and tactical plans to grow the business.
  • Plan, direct and set the strategic direction of marketing and business development initiatives within an organization.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with media outlets.
  • Develop pricing strategies and media relations plan, balancing firm objectives and customer satisfaction.

Job Satisfaction for Vice President (VP), Communications

4.2 out of 5
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Career Paths

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Vice President (VP), Communications
Senior Communications Advisor
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Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Vice President (VP), Communications?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Vice President (VP), Communications?

An early career Vice President (VP), Communications with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $90,000 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Vice President (VP), Communications with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,699 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Vice President (VP), Communications with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $148,313 based on 129 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $171,471.
Employees with Vice President (VP), Communications in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 2.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (0.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (15.3% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (13.8% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (10.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 263 survey responses.
Early Career
1.9%
Mid Career
15.2%
Experienced
49.0%
Late Career
33.8%