Alternate Job Titles: Chief Communications Officer, Top Communications Executive, Vice President of Communications, VP of Communications
How much does a Top Communications Executive make? The median annual Top Communications Executive salary is $211,803, as of September 30, 2016, with a range usually between $165,509-$267,866, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. 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 Top Communications Executive in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Top Communications Executive in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Top Communications Executive in the United States is $211,803, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Top Communications Executive in the United States are expected to make less than $211,803.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Top Communications Executive that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Top Communications Executive are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2016
Plans and directs communications programs that effectively describe and promote the organization and its products. Oversees market or public opinion research to assess program outcomes. Approves 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 15 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