The average salary for a Communications Specialist in South Africa is R352,275.
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Job Description for Communications Specialist
A communications specialist manages a company's internal and external communications. Internal communications may include memos, job descriptions, and notes from management; external communications may include designing and editing press releases and marketing materials. Other responsibilities include coordinating media and marketing events, informal meetings for employees, and press conferences. They also answer inquiries and manage online content. Although communications specialists work in a…Read more
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Popular Skills for Communications Specialist
Media / Public Relations
Social Media Marketing
Skills that pay less than market rate include Editing, Social Media Marketing, Corporate Communications, Marketing Communications and Media / Public Relations.
Pay by Experience Level for Communications Specialist
An entry-level Communications Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R244,042 based on 12 salaries. An early career Communications Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R275,499 based on 68 salaries. A mid-career Communications Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R413,748 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Communications Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R501,475 based on 49 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R640,000.
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