Communications Director Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Director of Communications, Communications Director

What is the average annual salary for Communications Director?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Communications Director may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Communications Director in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Communications Director in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Communications Director in the United States is $124,712 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Communications Director in the United Sates are expected to make less than $124,712.

Source: HR Reported data as of September 2014

Median $124,712
  • 10%$88,696
  • 25%$105,860
  • 75%$146,848
  • 90%$167,001

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Job Description for Communications Director

Directs and oversees communications programs that effectively describe and promote the organization and its products. May conduct market or public opinion research to assess program outcomes. Suggests promotional campaign ideas in various types of media, as well as counsels top management on effective communication strategies. Requires a bachelor's degree with at least 10 years of experience in the field. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to top management. View Communications Director job description

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Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation

Similar Job Titles:  Employee Communications Director, Communications Manager, Communications Representative IV, Employee Communications Manager, Communications Representative I, Communications Representative II, Communications Representative III, Top Communications Executive, Marketing Communications Specialist

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