Communications Director Salaries in Des Moines, IA

Alternate Job Titles: Director of Communications, Communications Director

What is the average Communications Director salary for Des Moines, IA?

The salary for someone with the job title Communications Director in Des Moines, IA varies depending on a number of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at employers of all sizes and industries on Communications Director salaries to construct a range which describes the distribution of salaries for people with the job title Communications Director in Des Moines, IA.

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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

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Communications Director in Des Moines, IA that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Communications Director in Des Moines are expected to make less than the median.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $122,817
  • 10%$85,880
  • 25%$103,483
  • 75%$144,246
  • 90%$163,755

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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 full job description

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