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Communications Specialist Salary

$77,490 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Communications Specialist is $77,490 a year and $37 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Communications Specialist is between $55,261 and $95,782. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Communications Specialist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Coordinates the internal communications that occurs within an organization.
  • Devises, designs, and edits communication for items such as memos, emails, fundraisers, contests, brochures, newsletters, and other internal publications.
  • Writes, copyedits, proofreads, and revises communications content as necessary.
  • Prepares strategic communication plan for company.
  • Ensures communication strategy is consistent and reflects the organization's strategic vision.
Communications Specialist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Public Relations Specialists

Job family population: 233,730

Estimated population of Communications Specialist jobs: 66,122

Rate of error: 1.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Communications Specialist Job Listings for United States

Junior Marketing and Communications Specialist - Entry Level
Jun 17
Citrus Heights, CA, USA
Sacramento Promotional Management Firm
Responsibilities of the Communications Specialist in Marketing & Public Relations: · Effectively communicate directly with clients' consumers to establish a positive brand image to the public. · ...
Marketing Communications Specialist
Jun 15
Richardson, TX, USA
Paladin is currently searching for a contract Marketing Communications Specialist for our client in Richardson, TX area. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of marketing and communications ...
Brand Champion - Marketing, PR and Communications Specialist
Jun 14
Columbus, OH, USA
Pinnacle Management Promotions
General Responsibilities: · Manage and assist marketing development project efforts · Brainstorm, implement, monitor and evaluate communications strategy, including advertising, promotions, and ...
Product/Marketing Communications Specialist - Industrial/Construction
May 28
Seattle, WA, USA
Zentech Consulting- S
roduct Marketing Communications Specialist Job Summary: The Product Marketing Communications Specialist is responsible for the development and execution of North America and international marketing ...
Marketing Communications Specialist - FT (Lahaina)
May 24
Lahaina, HI, USA
Mālama - care for yourself and others The Marketing Communications Specialist is responsible for achieving excellence in brand marketing within Destination Residences Hawaii, showcasing our ...
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